Jefferson Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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
611 Owens Street
Columbia, MS 39429
Phone
(601) 736-2786
District
COLUMBIA SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MARION COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
376
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

4

(10 is best)

Better than 33.9% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Jefferson Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 42
Proficiency in Reading 22 38
Proficiency in Math 38 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 41
Proficiency in Reading 37 34
Proficiency in Math 34 48

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 38
Proficiency in Reading 29 35
Proficiency in Math 18.110236 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.91
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.31
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 113 30.1%
Grade 7 136 36.2%
Grade 8 127 33.8%
Total 376 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.5% 49.1% 45.2%
Black 46.2% 48.2% 49.3%
Hispanic 1.4% 1.4% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 1.1% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.5% 76.2% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.0% 68.2% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 8.0% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 11,444 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 169.1 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.2% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.8% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.6% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,061 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 13.9% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 80.0% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.6% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.6% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.8% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 5.3% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.4% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 25.6% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 23.0% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,414 $9,425,774 57.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $584 $1,016,744 6.2%
Staff $550 $957,550 5.9%
General Administration $187 $325,567 2.0%
School Administration $440 $766,040 4.7%
Operation $590 $1,027,190 6.3%
Transportation $346 $602,386 3.7%
Other $287 $499,667 3.1%
Total Support $2,984 $5,195,144 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $959 $1,669,619 10.2%
Total Expenditures $9,356 $16,288,796 100.0%
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%