W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy



W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 225
8 200
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy is a public high school of the Clarksdale Municipal School District located in Clarksdale, MS. It has 427 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 427
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.14

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W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 223
(52%)
611
(53%)
 Male 204
(48%)
539
(47%)

W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 423
(99%)
1,136
(99%)
 White 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 427
(100%)
1,150
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) 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.

W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 464
2007 397
2008 358
2009 359
2010 337
2011 370
2012 352
2013 496
2014 434
2015 427

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 14.2
2007 12.9
2008 10.8
2009 10.4
2010 10.9
2011 12.8
2012 11.5
2013 12.3
2014 13.3
2015 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91460674157303
2006 0.99353448275862
2007 0.97732997481108
2008 0.99162011173184
2009 0.98050139275766
2010 0.99109792284866
2011 0.96756756756757
2012 0.97443181818182
2013 0.96774193548387
2014 1
2015 1

Compare W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
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 100.0%
 

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Public 07 - 08 427 11.2:1  
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