Jefferson Middle School

611 Owens St, Columbia, MS 39429
(601) 736-2786
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 418 students 14 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

76%
76%
57%
68%
68%
63%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Columbia School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
63%
63%
62%
62%
66%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
96%
96%
93%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Columbia School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

68%
68%
55%
64%
64%
73%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
68%
68%
64%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Columbia School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jefferson Middle School is a public middle school in Columbia. 418 students attend Jefferson Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 75% of the 418 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Jefferson Middle School is 14:1. Bassfield High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 52% 48%
Black, non-Hispanic 45% 48%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 0.7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 1%
Multiracial 0.2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 75% 76%

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