Oak Grove Middle School

  • Oak Grove Middle School serves 1,366 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Oak Grove Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Oak Grove Middle School's student population of 1,366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Grove Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Grove Middle School is 0.61, which is more 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#129 out of 840 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
36%
49%
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White
51%
43%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oak Grove Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.610.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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