Power Apac School

1120 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Power Apac School serves 138 students in grades 4-5.
Power Apac School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Power Apac School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Power Apac School's student population of 138 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Power Apac School is ranked within the top 5% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Power Apac School 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#15 out of 825 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
93%
48%
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White
7%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
14%
7%
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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 Power Apac School is Murrah High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bailey Middle Apac School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Bailey Middle Apac School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
    0.2 miles
    1900 N State Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5343
    0.2 6-8 387
  • Jackson Murrah High School Math: 3% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,367 student
    0.2 miles
    1400 Murrah Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5380
    0.2 9-12 1,367
  • Jackson Midtown Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 245 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Adele St
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 354-7770
    0.8 5-8 245
  • Jackson Career Academic Placement Program Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    622 Duling Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 987-3695
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Jackson Brown Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
    1.2 miles
    146 E Ash Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5326
    1.2 PK-5 190

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