208 Lynda Lee Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Natchez Freshman Academy serves 181 students in grades 9.
Natchez Freshman Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Natchez Freshman Academy's student population of 181 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9
Total Students
181 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Natchez Freshman Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Natchez Freshman Academy 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 Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#473 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
93%
48%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9
  • Students: 181 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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