Mississippi

Discipline

Rates of suspensions, expulsions, and incidents of violence.

Discipline Overview

* Source: 2017-2018 Civil Rights Data Collection

Incidents of Violence

15,631

Number of Violent Incidents

In-School Suspension

5.7%

Percent of students with one or more in-school suspensions.

Out-of-School Suspension

8.7%

Percent of students with one or more out-of-school suspensions.

Expulsions

<5%

Percent of students with one or more expulsions from school.

School-Based Arrests *

<5%

Percent of students with school-based arrests

Referred to Law Enforcement *

<5%

Percent of students referred to law enforcement

Discipline

State

  • In-School Suspension 5.7%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 8.7%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Male

  • In-School Suspension 7.2%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 11.0%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Female

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 6.3%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Asian

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension <5%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Black or African American

  • In-School Suspension 7.2%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 13.1%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Hispanic or Latino

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension <5%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Alaskan Native or Native American

  • In-School Suspension 6.4%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 8.7%
  • Expulsions
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension <5%
  • Expulsions
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Two or More Races

  • In-School Suspension 6.2%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 6.9%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

White

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension <5%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Students without Disabilities

  • In-School Suspension 5.4%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 8.2%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Students with Disabilities

  • In-School Suspension 7.1%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 11.7%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Non English Learners

  • In-School Suspension 5.8%
  • Out-of-School Suspension 8.9%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

English Learners

  • In-School Suspension <5%
  • Out-of-School Suspension <5%
  • Expulsions <5%
  • School-Based Arrests <5%
  • Referred to Law Enforcement <5%

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 09/29/2022