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Mississippi

Accountability Data

The Mississippi Statewide Accountability System is a single “A” through “F” school and district accountability system. Click any chart to get detailed information on the measure.

Math

Measurements of student performance on the statewide math assessment.

Math Proficiency

47.0%

Percent of students scoring Proficient or Advanced (Levels 4 or 5) on the statewide MAAP math or Algebra I assessment.

Math Growth

65.2%

Points awarded to students making adequate progress in performance on the statewide math assessment from one year to the next.

Math Growth Lowest 25%

60.0%

Points earned for growth of students in the lowest 25% of performance on the statewide math assessment.

English

Measurements of student performance on the statewide English language arts (ELA) assessment.

English Proficiency

41.8%

Percent of students scoring Proficient or Advanced (Levels 4 or 5) on the statewide MAAP ELA or English II assessment.

English Growth

58.8%

Points awarded to students making adequate progress in performance on the statewide English assessment from one year to the next.

English Growth Lowest 25%

56.2%

Points earned for growth for students in the lowest 25% of performance on the statewide English assessment.

Other

Other measurements of student performance that factor into the accountability grade.

US History Proficiency

55.7%

Percent of school students scoring Proficient or Advanced (Levels 3 or4) on the statewide US History assessment.

Science Proficiency

56.2%

Percent of students scoring Proficient or Advanced (Levels 4 or 5) on the statewide Science or Biology I assessment.

College & Career Readiness

37.4%

Percentage of high school students who met the ACT benchmarks for English (18) or reading (22) and for math (22).

Acceleration

65.9%

The number of points earned for a combination of student participation and performance in accelerated courses (Advanced Placement, Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, and Industry Certification).

Graduation Rate

84.0%

Percentage of students who graduated within four years.

English Learners

17.0%

Students with limited English proficiency receiving English language services.

Student Assessment Results

The following sections show detailed information on student performance and participation on statewide assessments. Click any icon to get detailed information on the measure.

Student Performance

Student performance shows detailed information about each level of performance on statewide assessments by student subgroups.

Math Performance

How students performed on the end-of-year MAAP mathematics assessment (grades 3-8) or the end-of-course MAAP Algebra I assessment (high school)

English Performance

How students performed on the end-of-year MAAP ELA assessment (grades 3-8) or the end-of-course MAAP English II assessment (high school)

Science Performance

How students performed on the end-of-year Science assessment (grades 5 and 8) or the end-of-course Biology I assessment (high school) determines how proficient the student is in the subject area.

Student Participation

The percent of all students enrolled in a Mississippi public school who participated in the yearly statewide assessments.

Math Participation

98.7%

Percent of all students completing the annual statewide math or Algebra I assessment.

English Participation

98.1%

Percent of all students completing the annual statewide ELA or English II assessment.

Science Participation

98.7%

Percent of students completing the annual statewide science or Biology I assessment.

Alternate Participation

The percent of students in Mississippi public schools who participated in the yearly statewide alternate assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Math Alternate Participation

1.4%

Percent of all students completing the annual statewide math or Algebra I alternate assessment.

English Alternate Participation

1.4%

Percent of all students completing the annual statewide ELA or English II alternate assessment.

Science Alternate Participation

1.6%

Percent of all students completing the annual statewide science or Biology I alternate assessment.

Teacher Data

The following sections includes information on the professional qualifications of teachers in the State. Click any chart to get detailed information on the measure.

Number of Teachers

31,480.3

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

77.3%

Percentage of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Provisional Teachers

7.4%

Percent of teachers that hold an emergency or provisional license, a valid license to teach in Mississippi.

In-Field Teachers

96.1%

The percentage of teachers with a valid certificate and teaching a course for which they are properly endorsed.

Other Measures

This section contains information on absenteeism, discipline, advanced coursework, and college/university enrollment. Click any chart to get detailed information on the measure.

Discipline

Rates of suspensions, expulsions, and incidents of violence.

Chronically Absent Students

13.1%

Students absent 10% or more of the time enrolled.

Advanced Course Participation

48.2%

The percentage of students who participated in accelerated coursework, such as Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, and Industry Certification.

Post-Secondary Enrollment

66.2%

Percentage of students who graduated from high school and enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Mississippi.

NAEP

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a nationwide assessment of students in grades 4 and 8 that measures academic performance. This data represents Mississippi students' performance on NAEP exams.

Outcomes for High School Graduates

This report displays information about high school graduates’ advancement , including college and university enrollment and employment status.

Per-Pupil Expenditure

$8,844.02

Per-Pupil Average Expenses

Preschool Enrollment

<5%

Percent of all students in a school/district who are enrolled in the school/district preschool program.

Mississippi Department of Education

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

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