Siwell Middle School

  • Siwell Middle School serves 494 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Siwell 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Siwell Middle School's student population of 494 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students494 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Siwell Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Siwell Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Siwell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Siwell Middle 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Siwell Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Siwell Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
98%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Siwell Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Siwell Middle School and the percentage of White students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Siwell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Siwell Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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