Rod Paige Middle School

  • Rod Paige Middle School serves 324 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 25% (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 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Rod Paige Middle School's student population of 324 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rod Paige Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rod Paige Middle School is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#493 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
54%
49%
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White
46%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rod Paige Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.500.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rod Paige Middle School 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 NameLAWRENCE CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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