Natchez Freshman Academy

208 Lynda Lee Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Natchez Freshman Academy serves 143 students in grades 8-9.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 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 10:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Natchez Freshman Academy's student population of 143 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
Total Students
143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Natchez Freshman Academy is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≥50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
89%
47%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Graduation Rate
<50%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Natchez Freshman Academy often compared to?
Natchez Freshman Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Natchez Early College@co-lin by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Natchez Freshman Academy?
The graduation rate of Natchez Freshman Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Natchez Freshman Academy?
143 students attend Natchez Freshman Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Natchez Freshman Academy students are Black, 10% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Natchez Freshman Academy?
Natchez Freshman Academy has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Natchez Freshman Academy offer ?
Natchez Freshman Academy offers enrollment in grades 8-9
What school district is Natchez Freshman Academy part of?
Natchez Freshman Academy is part of Natchez-Adams School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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