PROFICIENCY 54% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 16 in Columbus
  • Ranked #52 of 1083 in Mississippi
Proficiency Averages
32%Columbus
41%Mississippi

New Hope Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Lowndes County School District" in Columbus, MS. There are a total of 616 students and 46 teachers at New Hope Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.

New Hope Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.5%, which is 32% higher than the Mississippi average.

New Hope Middle School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students616
Teachers46
Student/Teacher ratio14:1

 

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 New Hope 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
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
665-69%
755-59%
850-54%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All47%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
640-44%
755-59%
840-44%
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.

New Hope Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
White 58.5% 63.6% 47.4% 51.1%
Black 40.1% 33.3% 47.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.7% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.7% 1.3% 3.3% 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% 0.9% 0.3% 3.1%

Columbus demographics profile

StatisticColumbusMississippiNational
Population24,8332,976,149328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9926491
Median age37.936.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Speak English94%96%79%
Speak Spanish3%2%13%

Education level achieved in Columbus

IndexColumbusMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade79.7%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.7%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The New Hope Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.