PROFICIENCY 16% 44% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Wilkins Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 590 students and 28 teachers at Wilkins Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 590 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Wilkins Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.5%, which is 44% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students590
Teachers27.54
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch590
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 Wilkins Elementary 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
All13%
320-24%
46-9%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
320-24%
415-19%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Wilkins Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.3% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 99.3% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.3% 1.4% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Wingfield High School11%0.2Jackson, MS
Key Elementary School12%1.2Jackson, MS
Marshall Elementary School7%1.2Jackson, MS
Lester Elementary School10%1.3Jackson, MS
Jim Hill High School22%1.4Jackson, MS
Clausell Elementary School15%1.4Jackson, MS
Peeples Middle School10%1.4Jackson, MS
Isable Elementary School12%1.5Jackson, MS
Woodville Heights Elementary School13%1.6Jackson, MS
Oak Forest Elementary School18%1.7Jackson, MS
Provine High School14%2.0Jackson, MS
Baker Elementary School12%2.0Jackson, MS

Jackson demographics profile

StatisticJacksonMississippiNational
Population172,0392,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,5496291
Median age32.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%54%55%
Speak English97%96%79%
Speak Spanish2%2%13%

Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%
Source: The Wilkins Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.