U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Mississippi
http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$4,565

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
152

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
436 172 182 62 875

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
1

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
13,036 5,813 7,623 2,735 29,625

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
357,016 354,431
9-12
(CCD)
131,112 129,342
Total
(CCD)
505,907 500,716
Pre-K
(by state definition)
2,197 1,549

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 55%, Local 31%, Federal 14%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 2,102 742
  * *
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,612 3,135
  * 1%
Black 257,372 255,729
  51% 51%
Hispanic 1,561 2,950
  * 1%
White 242,260 238,160
  48% 48%
Other n/a n/a
   

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
55,360 52,759
11% 10%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
1,910 1,799
* *

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
4,021 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 76 schools; 35% to 49%, 88 schools; 50% to 74%, 375 schools; 75% to 100%, 330 schools

*6 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
District goal: Accredited (no performance criteria). School performance criteria to be established for 2003-04.

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
n/a

Indicators for School Accountability
Currently: state process standards. The Mississippi Curriculum Test and Subject Area Tests will be the primary assessment measures for school performance in 2003-04.

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Transition: Decrease percentage of students scoring in lowest quarter on state assessments.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 577 104 681
  85% 15% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 453 103 556
  79% 99% 82%
School in Need of Improvement 124 1 125
  21% 1% 18%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$130,728,596

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 18% 19%
Basic level and above 48% 61%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 9% 8%
Basic level and above 45% 41%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills, Version 5
State Definition of "Proficient" There is no definition of proficient for 1999-2000

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Elementary School

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
  Mean
NCE Score
All Students 50%
Title I Schools 48
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency 47
Migratory students 47
Students with Disabilities 42

Mathematics
  Mean
NCE Score
All Students 48%
Title I Schools 46
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency 44
Migratory students 46
Students with Disabilities 41

Middle School

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
  Mean
NCE Score
All Students 50%
Title I Schools 46
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency 48
Migratory students 42
Students with Disabilities 34

Mathematics
  Mean
NCE Score
All Students 46%
Title I Schools 42
High Poverty Schools  
     
Students with Limited English Proficiency 44
Migratory students 43
Students with Disabilities 31

 

High School

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
        Proficient Above Proficiency
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        

Mathematics
        Proficient Above Proficiency
         
All Students        
Title I Schools        
High Poverty Schools        
           
Students with Limited English Proficiency        
Migratory Students        
Students with Disabilities        


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
6% 5%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
18,711 16,858
80% 69%

Sources


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