Yazoo County Junior High School

6781 Hwy 49 Frontage Rd, Yazoo City, MS 39194 | (662) 746-1596
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 269
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6781 Hwy 49 Frontage Road, Yazoo City, MS 39194
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Yazoo County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,323
  • Graduation Rate: 66.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 1,762

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 269
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 143 (53.2%)
  • Females: 126 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 14 (5.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 204 (75.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 218 (81.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Yazoo County Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black15356.9%
Asian31.1%
Hispanic20.7%
White11141.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Yazoo County Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade12446.1%
8th Grade14553.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 40%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,050
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Yazoo County Junior High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,21330%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,40970%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Yazoo County Junior High School

  • Reviewed by Teacher on September 24, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Yazoo County Junior High is an excellent school with dedicated teachers, outstanding administrators and a clean facility. Student achievement is improving. There are several extracurricular activities including Beta Club, Student Council, Science Club, and various sports - football, cheerleading, basketball, girl's softball, and baseball. Our new website shows many of our activities as well as regular school information! Check us out!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Yazoo County Junior High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on MCT and MST state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201057.8%57.8%52.3%
200949.0%49.0%46.6%
 
Math Test
201059.4%59.4%60.1%
200951.7%51.7%55.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201044.7%44.7%45.5%
200944.5%44.5%48.4%
 
Math Test
201046.9%46.9%60.0%
200959.1%59.1%53.9%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201038.6%38.6%42.9%
200929.8%29.8%40.0%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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