Mississippi

Districts and schools
Number of districts
(CCD)

http://www.mde.k12.ms.us
Students
2003-04
152 149

Staff
1993-94
Pre-K K-8 9-12 Total (K-12) 1,060 357,016 131,112 488,128

1993-94

Public school enrollment (CCD)

2003-04
2,208 350,402 127,333 477,735

Number of FTE 1993-94 teachers (CCD) Elementary 12,012
Middle High Combined Other Total Instructional aides Instructional coordinators Administrators Other Total 5,172 6,347 3,301 418 27,250 8,886 399 2,311 19,881 31,477

2003-04
13,119 7,756 7,960 2,402 349 31,586 8,603 671 2,743 23,769 35,786

Number of public schools

(CCD)

446 168 173 78 25 890 446 188 188 61 14 897 1

Elementary Middle High Combined Other Total

Race/ethnicity (CCD)
American Indian/Alaskan Native Asian/Pacific Islander Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Students with disabilities (OSEP) * 1% 51 * 48 11% * * 1% 51 1 47 11% 1%

Number of FTE non-teacher staff (CCD)

Number of charter schools (CCD)

Finances
Total current expenditures 1993-94
(CCD, in thousands of dollars, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03) $1,358,399 Instructional 175,808 Noninstructional 664,280 Support Total 2,198,487

2002-03
$1,707,391 177,495 968,645 2,853,531

Students with limited English proficiency (NCELA) Migrant students
(OME)

Percentage of teachers with a major in the main subject taught, grades 7-12 (SASS) 1994 2000
English Mathematics Science Social studies 66% 72 73 83 55% 60 66 72

1%

1%

Percentage of core courses taught by highly qualified teachers, 2003-04 (As defined and reported by states, collected by ED)

Per-pupil expenditures
(CCD, adjusted for inflation to 2002-03)

$4,435

$5,792

Eighth-grade students enrolled in 1996 Algebra I for high school credit 18%
(NAEP)

2003

16%

All schools High-poverty schools Low-poverty schools

93% 89% 95%
2000-01
5% 60 63

Sources of funding
(CCD, 2002-03)

Federal 15%

Local 31%

Students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced317,137 Price Lunch Program, 2003-04 (CCD) Number of schools, by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free or Reduced-Price Lunch Program, ^ 2003-04 (CCD)

Outcomes

State 54%

1993-94 High school dropout rate (NCES) 6% Avg. freshman graduation rate (NCES) 64 69 College-going rate (IPEDS/NCES) NAEP state results (NCES)
Reading, Grade 4 Proficient level or above Basic level or above Math, Grade 8 Proficient level or above Basic level or above

0-34% 35-49% 50-74%

69 103 313
410

1994
18% 45

2005
18% 48

Title I allocation 2002-03
(ED; Includes Title I, Part A)

$157,215,840

75-100%
^

1996
7% 36

2005
13% 51

KEY:

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— n/a # FTE

*

= Less than 0.5 percent = Not applicable = Not available = Sample size too small to calculate = Full Time Equivalent

2 schools did not report.

Mississippi
Statewide Accountability Information
See Appendix B for Mississippi’s definitions of proficient for reading and mathematics for grades 4, 8, and high school. See http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/Account/RC4B/RC4B.htm for more details on the statewide accountability system. State assessment for NCLB accountability: Mississippi Curriculum Test State student achievement levels: Minimal, Basic, Proficient, Advanced

St udent Achievement 2003-04
Mississippi Curriculum Test, used for NCLB accountability Reading Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 88% 83 77 70 70 82 85 95 62% 47 59 24 39 43 63 80

High school
39% 24 33 8 19 22 37 54

NCLB Accountability Goals
2001-02 Annual measurable objective starting point
Grade 4 Reading Mathematics Grade 8 Reading Mathematics High school eading R Mathematics 66% 49 30 23 16 5

Target (2003-04)
66% 49 30 23 16 5

Student achievement trend: Reading percent proficient level or above
100% 75% 50% 25% 0% 48 84 87 88 57 62 28 35 39 2004 2003 2002

2003-04 NCLB accountability results, applied to 2004-05 school year
AYP outcomes and consequences* Title I schools
Made AYP Identified for improvement: Year 1 Year 2 Corrective action Restructuring Exited Improvement status (made AYP twice after being identified for improvement) n/a 65 2 2 2 0 (7%) (*) (*) (*)

All schools
668 (76%) 65 2 2 2 0 (7%) (*) (*) (*)

All districts
60 (39%) 36 (24%) 0 0 0 0

Grade 4 Grade 8 High School Mathematics Proficient level or above for: Grade 4 Grade 8
All students Economically disadvantaged students Migrant students Students with disabilities Students with limited English proficiency Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic students White, non-Hispanic 80% 72 75 61 79 69 87 91 60% 46 58 22 52 43 60 76

High school
55% 41 61 25 66 38 68 68

Other indicator, 2003-04

State target
93% 93% 72% 7 200

State outcome
Met Met Met * 6%

Elementary indicator: Attendance rate Middle school indicator: Attendance rate High school indicator: Graduation rate

Student achievement trend: Mathematics percent proficient level or above
100% 74 75% 72 50% 25% 0% Grade 4 n/a Grade 8 High School 80 45 48 60 45 55 2004 2003 2002

NCLB choice participation
Title I school choice: Supplemental educational services:

Number of Title I students Percent of eligible students

*Some AYP outcomes for this state are not available due to issues with data collection, measurement, or other reasons. For more information please visit the state’s Web site, above.

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