South Pike Junior High School

275 West Myrtle Street
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
South Pike Junior High School serves 244 students in grades 7-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 23% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Pike Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Pike Junior High School is 0.25, 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
#580 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
86%
48%
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White
12%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.250.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
8%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to South Pike Junior High School is South Pike Senior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eva Gordon Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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