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Joel E. Smilow Prep

Charter School

787 E. Northside Drive

Jackson, MS 39206

769-524-5330

Overview

Joel E. Smilow Prep serves 608 students in grades 5-8. This school is a charter school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $7,824.

Grades

5

6

7

8

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,824/Child

Demographics

Joel E. Smilow Prep serves 608 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 99.01% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Experienced: 40%
In-Field: 41% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 80%

Students
Total Enrollment: 608

By Grade:

  •       6: 169
  •       7: 170
  •       8: 164
  •       Other: 105

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 99%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Experienced: 40%
In-Field: 41% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 80%

Students
Total Enrollment: 608

By Grade:

  •       6: 169
  •       7: 170
  •       8: 164
  •       Other: 105

Community

Hinds County

Total Population: 231,840

  •       Males: 108,268
  •       Females: 123,572

Growth: -5.48%
Number of Households: 91,351
Median Income: $44,671

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 28,054 30,075 58,129 -18%
Black or African American 78,264 91,269 169,533 0%
Asian-American 723 996 1,719 -12%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 33 36 69 -21%
Native American and Alaska Native 127 107 234 -40%
Hispanic American 1,791 1,822 3,613 0%
Two or more races 1067 1089 2,156 11%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 8%
English Proficiency: 11.7%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Joel E. Smilow Prep is a charter school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,824.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,824

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $6,809

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