PROFICIENCY 22% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Jim Hill High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 1,251 students and 77 teachers at Jim Hill High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 1,251 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Jim Hill High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 21% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1251
Teachers77.24
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch1251
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment33
Taking some courses33
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses32

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 Jim Hill High School, there are a total of 33 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 33 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All2%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School2%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School42%

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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Jim Hill High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.8% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 98.3% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.6% 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 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Isable Elementary School12%0.1Jackson, MS
Blackburn Middle School4%1.0Jackson, MS
Lester Elementary School10%1.0Jackson, MS
Provine High School14%1.2Jackson, MS
Wilkins Elementary School16%1.4Jackson, MS
Poindexter Elementary School15%1.4Jackson, MS
George Elementary School20%1.5Jackson, MS
Clausell Elementary School15%1.5Jackson, MS
Wingfield High School11%1.5Jackson, MS
Hardy Middle School10%1.6Jackson, MS
Key Elementary School12%1.6Jackson, MS
Barr Elementary School10%1.6Jackson, 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 Jim Hill High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.