South Pike Junior High School

  • South Pike Junior High School serves 244 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 27%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • South Pike Junior High 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South Pike Junior High School's student population of 244 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Pike Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 844 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Pike Junior High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#800 out of 844 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Pike 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Pike 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Black
87%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Pike Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
11%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Pike Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Pike Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.230.57
This chart display the diversity score of South Pike Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Pike Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Pike School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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