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Jefferson Middle School

Traditional Public School

611 Owens Street

Columbia, MS 39429

601-736-2786

Overview

Jefferson Middle School serves 378 students in grades 6-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $8,504.

Grades

6

7

8

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,504/Child

Demographics

Jefferson Middle School serves 378 students. This high-poverty school body is 46.03% White and 49.74% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 25
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 65%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 378

By Grade:

  •       6: 113
  •       7: 119
  •       8: 146

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 50%
  •       White: 46%
  •       Other: 4%

District

Teachers
Total: 121
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 9
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,635

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 61
  •       K: 122
  •       1: 144
  •       2: 108
  •       3: 98
  •       4: 134
  •       5: 125
  •       6: 113
  •       7: 119
  •       8: 146
  •       9: 114
  •       10: 120
  •       11: 129
  •       12: 102

Community

Marion County

Total Population: 24,573

  •       Males: 11,937
  •       Females: 12,636

Growth: -9.28%
Number of Households: 10,135
Median Income: $38,727

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 7,935 8,405 16,340 -9%
Black or African American 3,766 3,994 7,760 -11%
Asian-American 42 48 90 3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 11 14 56%
Native American and Alaska Native 35 33 68 48%
Hispanic American 241 192 433 29%
Two or more races 156 145 301 30%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 30.6%
English Proficiency: 31%
Science Proficiency: 49.7%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 979
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Jefferson Middle School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,504.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,504

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,292

Federal

Per-student Spending: $470

Overall Rating

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