PROFICIENCY 21% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
16%BROOKHAVEN SCHOOL DIST
21%Brookhaven
28%Mississippi

Alexander Junior High School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "BROOKHAVEN SCHOOL DIST" in Brookhaven, MS. There are a total of 425 students and 33 teachers at Alexander Junior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 267 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Alexander Junior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.5%, which is 26% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students425
Teachers32.54
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch267
Reduced lunch36

 

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 Alexander Junior High 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
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
710-14%
825-29%
High School>= 80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All20%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-24%
815-19%
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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Alexander Junior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 37.5% 35.4% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 61.6% 63.1% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.7% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 0.5% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Brookhaven demographics profile

StatisticBrookhavenMississippiNational
Population12,4182,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5746491
Median age35.836.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Speak English98%96%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Education level achieved in Brookhaven

IndexBrookhavenMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.6%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Alexander Junior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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