Natchez Freshman Academy

  • Natchez Freshman Academy serves 205 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Natchez Freshman Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Natchez Freshman Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Natchez Freshman Academy's student population of 205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Natchez Freshman Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Natchez Freshman Academy is 0.06, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Black
97%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Natchez Freshman Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Natchez Freshman Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.060.31
This chart display the diversity score of Natchez Freshman Academy and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Natchez Freshman Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchez-adams Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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