Robert L Merritt Junior High School

  • Robert L Merritt Junior High School serves 456 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Robert L Merritt Junior High School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students456 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Robert L Merritt Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Robert L Merritt Junior High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Robert L Merritt Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Robert L Merritt Junior High School is 0.04, which is less 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#744 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Robert L Merritt 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Robert L Merritt 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 Ratio16:116:1
Black
98%
49%
White
2%
43%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Robert L Merritt Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSUNFLOWER CO CONSOLIDATE SCH DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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