PROFICIENCY 17% 39% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
18%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Chastain Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 682 students and 46 teachers at Chastain Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 682 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Chastain Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 39% lower than than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students682
Teachers45.96
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch682
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Chastain Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All9%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6<= 5%
710-14%
810-14%
High School40-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
725-29%
825-29%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Chastain Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 1.0% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 95.0% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population173,6312,984,345314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)1,5646391
Median age31.636.337.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school79.4%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college58.7%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.0%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.9%1.3%
Source: The Chastain Middle School data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.