Shannon Middle School

218 Cherry St, Shannon, MS 38868 | (662) 767-3986
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 202
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P. O. Box 8, Shannon, MS 38868
School District Details
  • Lee County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,432
  • Graduation Rate: 63.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 6,855

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 202
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 94 (46.5%)
  • Females: 108 (53.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 22 (10.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 141 (69.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 163 (80.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Shannon Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black11556.9%
Asian--
Hispanic52.5%
White8240.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Shannon Middle School
  Number Percent
7th Grade9848.5%
8th Grade10451.5%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Shannon Middle School performed on average worse than many 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
201054.6%48.3%52.3%
200927.2%42.4%46.6%
 
Math Test
201053.4%62.3%60.1%
200932.0%51.9%55.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201018.8%33.0%45.5%
200921.9%42.2%48.4%
 
Math Test
201050.0%64.0%60.0%
200935.0%44.1%53.9%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201028.5%46.6%42.9%
200915.8%40.5%40.0%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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