PROFICIENCY 17% 39% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
18%JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
10%Jackson
28%Mississippi

Kirksey Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST" in Jackson, MS. There are a total of 298 students and 20 teachers at Kirksey Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 298 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Kirksey Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 39% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students298
Teachers20.4
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch298
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 Kirksey 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
All13%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
610-14%
76-9%
810-14%
High School40-59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All21%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
620-24%
725-29%
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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Kirksey Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 0.0% 1.3% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 100.0% 97.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.1% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.0% 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
North Jackson Elementary School19%0.0Jackson, MS
Callaway High School14%0.3Jackson, MS
Green Elementary School6%1.0Jackson, MS
Mcwillie Elementary School67%1.8Jackson, MS
Boyd Elementary School13%1.9Jackson, MS
Chastain Middle School17%1.9Jackson, MS
Watkins Elementary School12%2.1Jackson, MS
Spann Elementary School24%2.5Jackson, MS
Powell Middle School5%2.6Jackson, MS
Highland Elementary29%2.7Ridgeland, MS
Walton Elementary School28%2.8Jackson, MS
Ms School For The Blind High School13%2.9Jackson, 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 Kirksey Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.