Poindexter Elementary School (Closed 2018)

1017 Robinson Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Poindexter Elementary School served 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 11-19% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 11-19% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students112 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Poindexter Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Poindexter Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
11-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
11-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poindexter 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 Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
98%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Poindexter 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 Poindexter Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poindexter Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Poindexter 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 Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Poindexter 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Poindexter Elementary School is Lanier High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Blackburn Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Blackburn Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
    0.4 miles
    1311 W Pearl Street
    Jackson, MS 39203
    (601) 960-5329
    0.4 6-8 427
  • Jackson Barr Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
    0.6 miles
    1593 W Capitol Street
    Jackson, MS 39203
    (601) 960-5336
    0.6 PK-5 213
  • Jackson Lanier High School Math: 9% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
    0.9 miles
    833 W Maple Street
    Jackson, MS 39203
    (601) 960-5369
    0.9 9-12 659
  • Jackson Brown Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
    1.0 miles
    146 E Ash Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5326
    1 PK-5 190
  • Jackson Rowan Middle School Alternative School

    1.0 miles
    136 E Ash Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5349
    1 n/a n/a
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