North Jackson Elementary School

  • North Jackson Elementary School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • North Jackson Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • North Jackson Elementary School's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Jackson Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#686 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Jackson Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Jackson Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Black
98%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Jackson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.57
This chart display the diversity score of North Jackson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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