School Details

Poindexter Elementary School

1017 Robinson St, Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5304
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 & ungraded 211 students 16 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

68%
50%
59%
71%
48%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 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 2013
  • Jackson Public School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
51%
59%
58%
56%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
92%
89%
89%

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 2013
  • Jackson Public School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
56%
59%
48%
54%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 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.
52%
52%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 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 2013
  • Jackson Public School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Poindexter Elementary School is a public elementary school in Jackson. 211 students go to Poindexter Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Multiracial. 99% of the 211 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Poindexter Elementary School is 16:1. Pied Piper Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 100% 98%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.02%
Multiracial 0% %
Hispanic 0% 0.7%
Asian 0% %
White, non-Hispanic 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99% 86%

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