Velma Jackson High School



Velma Jackson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Velma Jackson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 87
10 80
11 62
12 72

Velma Jackson High School is a public high school of the Madison County School District located in Camden, MS. It has 301 students in grades 9th through 12th. Velma Jackson High School is the 206th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 14,664th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.9 to 1.

Total Students: 301
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.26

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Velma Jackson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 157
(52%)
2,095
(51%)
 Female 144
(48%)
1,986
(49%)

Velma Jackson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 298
(99%)
1,663
(41%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
143
(4%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,140
(52%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
111
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Velma Jackson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 250
(83%)
1,180
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(11%)
267
(7%)
 Not Eligible 18
(6%)
2,579
(64%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Velma Jackson High School is ranked 180th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Velma Jackson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Velma Jackson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 346
2006 376
2007 369
2008 358
2009 332
2010 317
2011 324
2012 313
2013 284
2014 292
2015 301

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.3
2006 10.2
2007 10.6
2008 10.7
2009 10.3
2010 10.1
2011 10.4
2012 10.1
2013 9
2014 9.5
2015 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92196531791908
2006 0.94414893617021
2007 0.92953929539295
2008 0.94972067039106
2009 0.93373493975904
2010 0.94006309148265
2011 0.92901234567901
2012 0.94249201277955
2013 0.93661971830986
2014 0.92808219178082
2015 0.94019933554817

Compare Velma Jackson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 94.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Velma Jackson High School
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Public 09 - 12 301 9.9:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,038 17.2:1 22 miles
Holmes County Central High School
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Public 09 - 12 791 15.9:1 24 miles
Kosciusko Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 621 17.3:1 26 miles
Central Holmes Christian School
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