PROFICIENCY 10% 64% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages

Barr 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 151 students and 10 teachers at Barr Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 151 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Barr Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 10.0%, which is 64% lower than the Mississippi average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch151
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 Barr 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

All<= 10%
3<= 20%
4<= 20%
5<= 20%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

All<= 10%
3<= 20%
4<= 20%
5<= 20%
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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Barr Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 0.0% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 98.7% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.3% 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%

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Jackson demographics profile

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

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%
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Source: The Barr Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.