Quitman Junior High School

  • Quitman Junior High School serves 413 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Quitman Junior High School's student population of 413 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quitman Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quitman Junior High School is 0.48, 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#636 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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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 Quitman Junior High 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 Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Quitman Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
40%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Quitman Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quitman Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.480.31
This chart display the diversity score of Quitman Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Quitman Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQUITMAN SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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