Puckett Attendance Center

  • Puckett Attendance Center serves 361 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Puckett Attendance Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Puckett Attendance Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Puckett Attendance Center's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Puckett Attendance Center is ranked within the top 30% 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 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Puckett Attendance Center is 0.32, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#235 out of 835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
20%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Puckett Attendance Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Puckett Attendance Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.320.57
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Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Puckett Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puckett Attendance Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRankin Co School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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