PROFICIENCY 24% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST
54%Southaven
28%Mississippi

Southaven Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "DESOTO CO SCHOOL DIST" in Southaven, MS. There are a total of 1,584 students and 88 teachers at Southaven Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 928 free lunch students and 200 reduced lunch students.

Southaven Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 15% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1584
Teachers88.23
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch928
Reduced lunch200

 

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 Southaven 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
All22%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
617%
721%
828%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All25%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
619%
725%
831%
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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Southaven Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 47.6% 58.1% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 42.3% 33.0% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 1.6% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 6.5% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 3.1%

Southaven demographics profile

StatisticSouthavenMississippiNational
Population35,5082,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9676291
Median age37.136.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%54%55%
Speak English95%96%79%
Speak Spanish3%2%13%

Education level achieved in Southaven

IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.7%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Southaven Middle 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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