Velma Jackson High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2000 Loring Road
Camden, MS 39045
Phone
(662) 468-2531
District
MADISON CO SCHOOL DIST
County
MADISON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
302
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.1% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Velma Jackson High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47.08 42
Proficiency in Reading 45.00 40
Proficiency in Math 49.152542 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.06
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.58
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 84 27.8%
Grade 10 87 28.8%
Grade 11 73 24.2%
Grade 12 58 19.2%
Total 302 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.3% 52.2% 45.2%
Black 99.7% 39.6% 49.3%
Hispanic 0.0% 3.9% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 4.2% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 90.7% 37.6% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 77.8% 29.9% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.9% 7.7% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 79,410 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 144.5 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.9% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.9% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 30,044 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 10.4% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.1% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.2% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.1% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.1% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.9% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.3% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 7.5% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,361 $69,816,303 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $393 $5,118,039 3.8%
Staff $455 $5,925,465 4.5%
General Administration $168 $2,187,864 1.6%
School Administration $577 $7,514,271 5.6%
Operation $874 $11,382,102 8.6%
Transportation $503 $6,550,569 4.9%
Other $136 $1,771,128 1.3%
Total Support $3,106 $40,449,438 30.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,752 $22,816,296 17.1%
Total Expenditures $10,218 $133,069,014 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%