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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Yazoo Co Dist School District serving 1,580 students in Bentonia, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 57%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Yazoo Co Dist School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bentonia Bentonia Gibbs School
    10340 Hwy 433 West
    Bentonia, MS 39040
    (662)755-2270

    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
  • Vaughan Linwood Elementary School
    3439 Vaughan Road
    Vaughan, MS 39179
    (662)673-9191

    Grades: K-5 | 207 students
  • Yazoo City Yazoo County High School
    191 Panther Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662)746-1492

    Grades: 9-12 | 482 students
  • Yazoo City Yazoo County Middle School
    116 Panther Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662)746-1596

    Grades: 6-8 | 370 students

Overview

School District NameYazoo Co Dist School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,580 students
# of Teachers108 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students796 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students784 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.56
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students9 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students20 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students814 students
% Black Students
52%
# of White Students673 students
% White Students
42%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students64 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:110
# of Students in 1st Grade:115
# of Students in 2nd Grade:124
# of Students in 3rd Grade:113
# of Students in 4th Grade:128
# of Students in 5th Grade:123
# of Students in 6th Grade:127
# of Students in 7th Grade:110
# of Students in 8th Grade:133
# of Students in 9th Grade:131
# of Students in 10th Grade:139
# of Students in 11th Grade:94
# of Students in 12th Grade:104
# of Ungraded Students:29

District Comparison

  • Yazoo Co Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yazoo Co Dist 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Yazoo Co Dist 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Yazoo Co Dist School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,574 is higher than the state average of $10,412. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,233 is less than the state average of $10,443. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$18 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of Yazoo Co Dist School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$18 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of Yazoo Co Dist School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,574$10,412
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Yazoo Co Dist School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,233$10,443
This chart display average spending per public school student in Yazoo Co Dist School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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