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Bettye Mae Jack Middle School

Traditional Public School

128 M.l. King Drive

Morton, MS 39117

601-732-6977

Overview

Bettye Mae Jack Middle School serves 528 students in grades 5-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $6,542.

Grades

5

6

7

8

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$6,542/Child

Demographics

Bettye Mae Jack Middle School serves 528 students. This high-poverty school body is 34.28% White and 30.49% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 64%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 528

By Grade:

  •       5: 126
  •       6: 137
  •       7: 122
  •       8: 125
  •       Special Secondary: 10
  •       Other: 8

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 30%
  •       Hispanic: 27%
  •       White: 34%
  •       Two or More: 7%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 269
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 77%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 15
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,785

By Grade:

  •       K: 267
  •       Special Elementary: 52
  •       1: 255
  •       2: 282
  •       3: 278
  •       4: 294
  •       5: 295
  •       6: 307
  •       7: 306
  •       8: 327
  •       9: 283
  •       10: 312
  •       11: 275
  •       12: 202
  •       Special Secondary: 46
  •       Other: 4

Community

Scott County

Total Population: 28,124

  •       Males: 13,813
  •       Females: 14,311

Growth: -0.50%
Number of Households: 10,248
Median Income: $42,069

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,275 8,096 16,371 -2%
Black or African American 5,071 5,791 10,862 1%
Asian-American 76 86 162 93%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 60 48 108 -34%
Native American and Alaska Native 111 98 209 19%
Hispanic American 1,911 1,424 3,335 11%
Two or more races 220 192 412 38%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 18.1%
English Proficiency: 25%
Science Proficiency: 46.8%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,354
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Bettye Mae Jack Middle School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $6,542.

Total

Per-student Spending: $6,542

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $5,711

Federal

Per-student Spending: $670

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