Morgantown Middle School

101 Cottage Home Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Morgantown Middle School serves 390 students in grades 6-8.
Morgantown Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Morgantown Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Morgantown Middle School's student population of 390 students has grown by 61% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Morgantown Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Morgantown Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#762 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
93%
48%
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White
7%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchez-Adams School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morgantown Middle School is Natchez Early College Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robert Lewis Magnet School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Natchez Robert Lewis Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 390 students
    1.1 miles
    1221 Martin Luther King Street
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2926
    1.1 6-8 390
  • Natchez Central School Alternative School

    1.2 miles
    208 Lynda Lee Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2941
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Natchez Joseph L Frazier Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 522 students
    1.5 miles
    1445 George F. West Boulevard
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2885
    1.5 K-5 522
  • Natchez Natchez Early College Academy Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 157 students
    1.7 miles
    319 Seargent Printiss Dr.
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2865
    1.7 9-12 157
  • Natchez Natchez Freshman Academy Reading: ≥50%
    Grades: 9 | 181 students
    1.7 miles
    208 Lynda Lee Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2941
    1.7 9 181

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