School Details

Leake Central Junior High

Traditional Public School

801 Martin Luther King Drive

Carthage, MS 39051

601-267-8909

Overview

Leake Central Junior High serves 492 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 $6,665.

Grades

6

7

8

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$6,665/Child

Demographics

Leake Central Junior High serves 492 students. This high-poverty school body is 17.28% White and 62.40% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 30
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 54%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 492

By Grade:

  •       Special Elementary: 17
  •       6: 159
  •       7: 163
  •       8: 153

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 62%
  •       Hispanic: 17%
  •       White: 17%
  •       Two or More: 2%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 181
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 71%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 91%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,618

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 41
  •       K: 192
  •       Special Elementary: 51
  •       1: 191
  •       2: 215
  •       3: 185
  •       4: 186
  •       5: 180
  •       6: 233
  •       7: 231
  •       8: 214
  •       9: 174
  •       10: 206
  •       11: 153
  •       12: 143
  •       Special Secondary: 23

Community

Leake County

Total Population: 22,786

  •       Males: 11,755
  •       Females: 11,031

Growth: -4.28%
Number of Households: 8,272
Median Income: $43,614

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 5,672 5,588 11,260 -8%
Black or African American 5,123 4,480 9,603 -1%
Asian-American 63 54 117 63%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 0 3 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 770 776 1,546 -4%
Hispanic American 615 490 1,105 8%
Two or more races 124 133 257 32%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 9.2%
English Proficiency: 16.7%
Science Proficiency: 21%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Leake Central Junior High is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $6,665.

Total

Per-student Spending: $6,665

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $5,830

Federal

Per-student Spending: $779

Overall Rating

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