Robert L Merritt Junior High School

  • Robert L Merritt Junior High School serves 474 students in grades 7-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Robert L Merritt Junior High School operates within the Sunflower County Consolidate School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 474 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students474 students
Gender %Robert L Merritt Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Students by GradeRobert L Merritt Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Black
97%
49%
White
3%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsRobert L Merritt Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%

District Comparison

  • Sunflower County Consolidate School District's student population of 2,145 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,895 in this district is less than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,221 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameSunflower County Consolidate School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed2,1452,008
Sunflower County Consolidate School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$20 MM$20 MM
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$18 MM$20 MM
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,895$10,065
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$8,221$10,094
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Did You Know?
Mississippi public schools have a diversity score of 0.31, which is lower than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Mississippi is Biloxi Public School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.