Velma Jackson High School

  • Velma Jackson High School serves 292 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Velma Jackson High School operates within the Madison County School District.
  • Madison County School District's 76% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 292 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students292 students
Velma Jackson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Velma Jackson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Velma Jackson High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeVelma Jackson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
Velma Jackson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Black
100%
49%
Velma Jackson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
46%
Velma Jackson High School White Students (1992-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a0.55
Velma Jackson High School Diversity Score (1993-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
81%
67%
Velma Jackson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Velma Jackson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Madison County School District's student population of 12,780 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 83% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,345 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,477 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District NameMadison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
5
Number of Students Managed12,7802,139
Madison County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate76%64%
Madison County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$117 MM$20 MM
Madison County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$106 MM$20 MM
Madison County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,345$9,638
Madison County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,477$9,666
Madison County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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