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Velma Jackson High School

Traditional Public School

2000 Loring Road

Camden, MS 39045

662-468-2531

Overview

Velma Jackson High School serves 240 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $20,415.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$20,415/Child

Demographics

Velma Jackson High School serves 240 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.33% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 35
Student-Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Experienced: 92%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 240

By Grade:

  •       9: 53
  •       10: 59
  •       11: 63
  •       12: 65

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 98%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 938
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 53
Experienced: 98%

Students
Total Enrollment: 12,988

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 40
  •       Special Pre-K: 40
  •       K: 897
  •       Special K: 13
  •       Special Elementary: 122
  •       1: 959
  •       2: 901
  •       3: 960
  •       4: 903
  •       5: 944
  •       6: 1008
  •       7: 1057
  •       8: 1113
  •       9: 1034
  •       10: 1033
  •       11: 959
  •       12: 970
  •       Special Secondary: 35

Community

Madison County

Total Population: 106,272

  •       Males: 50,767
  •       Females: 55,505

Growth: 11.63%
Number of Households: 35,297
Median Income: $67,151

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 29,892 31,179 61,071 10%
Black or African American 18,690 21,993 40,683 11%
Asian-American 1,455 1,502 2,957 39%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 42 31 73 -22%
Native American and Alaska Native 182 184 366 -10%
Hispanic American 1,645 1,689 3,334 19%
Two or more races 506 616 1,122 74%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 92.77%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 62%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 68%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 64 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14
Mathematics: 15
Reading: 14.3
Science: 15.8

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 42.9%
Mathematics Proficiency: 22.9%
English Proficiency: 35.2%
Science Proficiency: 41%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 697
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 13
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Velma Jackson High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $20,415.

Total

Per-student Spending: $20,415

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $19,378

Federal

Per-student Spending: $404

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