Williams School

  • Williams School serves 63 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Williams 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 student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Williams School's student population of 63 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students63 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Williams 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 Williams School is 0.29, 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#698 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:116:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
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4%
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Black
83%
48%
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White
14%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.290.58
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Graduation Rate≤20%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
69%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMdhs Division Of Youth Services School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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