Rod Paige Middle School

1570 Broad St. West
Monticello, MS 39654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rod Paige Middle School serves 344 students in grades 5-8.
Rod Paige Middle 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) 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 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Rod Paige Middle School's student population of 344 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students344 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Rod Paige Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Rod Paige Middle 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 Rod Paige Middle School is 0.52, 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
#608 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rod Paige Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
44%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rod Paige Middle School is Lawrence County High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Topeka Tilton Attendance Center (10.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monticello Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Monticello Lawrence County High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 589 students
    1.0 miles
    713 Thomas E. Jolly Dr., P.o.
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-4910
    1 9-12 589
  • Monticello Lawrence County Technical & Career Center Vocational School

    1.1 miles
    686 Smith Lane
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-9346
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Monticello Monticello Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 476 students
    1.5 miles
    957 W Mcpherson Drive
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-7609
    1.5 K-4 476
  • Monticello Topeka Tilton Attendance Center Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 401 students
    10.8 miles
    853 Highway 27 South
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-4895
    10.8 K-8 401
  • Newhebron New Hebron Attendance Center Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 338 students
    14.3 miles
    120 Golden Bear Lane
    Newhebron, MS 39140
    (601) 694-2151
    14.3 K-8 338

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