Quitman Junior High School

  • Quitman Junior High School serves 400 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Quitman Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Quitman Junior High School's student population of 400 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students400 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Quitman Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Quitman Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Quitman Junior High School is 0.51, 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#615 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Quitman Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
56%
48%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
42%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.510.58
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Quitman Junior High 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 (15-16)
6%
5%
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 District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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