Yazoo City Municipal School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools in Yazoo City Municipal School District, serving 2,418 students. Yazoo City Municipal School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Public schools in Yazoo City Municipal School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Yazoo City Municipal School District are Yazoo City High School, Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School and Mccoy Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameYazoo City Municipal School District
School District Websitehttp://www.yazoocity.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(662) 746-2125
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools6 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students2,418 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers150 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

Yazoo City Municipal School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-74% has increased from 61% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#144 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Yazoo City Municipal   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yazoo City Municipal   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Yazoo City Municipal   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Yazoo City Municipal   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.040.58
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students13 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students5 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
4%
# of Black Students2,367 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
98%
48%
# of White Students15 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
1%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students16 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:205,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:21336,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:21936,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:18136,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:23338,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:21639,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:23639,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:16335,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:14936,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:17735,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:16335,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:12934,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:12632,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:12731,047
# of Ungraded Students:667,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,431 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,577 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$20 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Yazoo City Municipal   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$18 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Yazoo City Municipal   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,431$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Yazoo City Municipal   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$7,577$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Yazoo City Municipal   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Yazoo City Municipal School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Yazoo City High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1825 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-2378

    Grades: 9-12 | 563 students
  • Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    209 W. 5th St
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-2904

    Grades: 6-8 | 500 students
  • Mccoy Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1835 School Dr
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-5800

    Grades: 2-5 | 895 students
  • Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    215 East 5th Street
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-0985

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Webster Street Elementary School
    622 E.4th St.
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-4093

    Grades: PK-1 | 460 students
  • Yazoo City Vocational Complex Vocational School
    1825 Martin Luther King Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-7642

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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