Wilkins Elementary School

1970 Castle Hill Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wilkins Elementary School serves 461 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wilkins Elementary 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 7% (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 16% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher 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 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wilkins Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Wilkins Elementary School's student population of 461 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students461 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Wilkins Elementary 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 Wilkins Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#802 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
98%
48%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilkins Elementary School is Wingfield High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reimagine Prep (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Key Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Wingfield High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 784 students
    0.2 miles
    1985 Scanlon Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4350
    0.2 9-12 784
  • Jackson Key Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    1.1 miles
    699 W. Mcdowell Road
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4333
    1.1 PK-5 344
  • Jackson Marshall Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
    1.1 miles
    2909 Oak Forest Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4342
    1.1 PK-5 406
  • Jackson Clausell Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
    1.3 miles
    3330 Harley Street
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-5319
    1.3 PK-5 324
  • Jackson Jim Hill High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,024 student
    1.3 miles
    2185 Fortune Street
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 960-5354
    1.3 9-12 1,024

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