Myrtle Attendance Center

  • Myrtle Attendance Center serves 652 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Myrtle Attendance Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Myrtle Attendance Center's student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students652 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Myrtle Attendance Center is ranked within the top 30% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Myrtle Attendance Center is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#176 out of 840 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
16%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Myrtle Attendance Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.300.31
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Graduation Rate80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Myrtle Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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