Sykes Elementary School

3555 Simpson St, Jackson, MS 39212 | (601) 371-4303
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 502
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  • Mailing Address: 3555 Simpson Street, Jackson, MS 39212
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 502
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 274 (54.6%)
  • Females: 228 (45.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (6.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 403 (80.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 435 (86.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sykes Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black44087.6%
Asian--
Hispanic438.6%
White142.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sykes Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten9819.5%
1st Grade7514.9%
2nd Grade8917.7%
3rd Grade8216.3%
4th Grade7615.1%
5th Grade7314.5%
Ungraded91.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 46%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 10 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,791
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Sykes Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,14546%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,49555%
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 Sykes Elementary 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 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201056.8%48.8%49.2%
200935.1%44.9%47.5%
 
Math Test
201043.3%49.0%58.8%
200941.9%51.8%56.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201052.2%55.4%53.0%
200964.4%50.9%52.3%
 
Math Test
201056.3%55.3%59.2%
200972.6%56.8%57.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201047.9%49.5%51.4%
200937.9%48.2%50.6%
 
Math Test
201047.9%56.9%58.7%
200939.3%52.4%54.8%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201022.5%33.7%44.9%
200920.0%29.5%42.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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