Carthage Junior High School

801 Martin Luther King Dr, Carthage, MS 39051 | (601) 267-8909
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 387
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 801 Martin Luther King Drive, Carthage, MS 39051
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Leake County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,074
  • Graduation Rate: 56.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.4
  • Enrolled Students: 3,354

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 387
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 223 (57.6%)
  • Females: 164 (42.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 275 (71.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 326 (84.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carthage Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian41.0%
Black23059.4%
Asian61.6%
Hispanic225.7%
White12532.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carthage Junior High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade12833.1%
7th Grade11730.2%
8th Grade12833.1%
Ungraded143.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 94%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:-
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $35,046
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Carthage Junior High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,87141%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,26859%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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