Shirley D. Simmons Middle School



Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 59
7 68
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shirley D. Simmons Middle School is a public elementary school located in Canton, MS in the Madison County School District. It enrolls 202 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 7.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 202
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.54

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Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 110
(54%)
4,402
(49%)
 Male 92
(46%)
4,650
(51%)

Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 202
(100%)
3,449
(38%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
362
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
365
(4%)
 White 0
(0%)
4,723
(52%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
146
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 173
(86%)
2,931
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(10%)
636
(7%)
 Not Eligible 9
(4%)
5,430
(60%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Shirley D. Simmons Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.5%) is higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 268
2006 277
2007 254
2008 266
2009 249
2010 233
2011 212
2012 223
2013 233
2014 229
2015 202

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.8
2006 9.9
2007 8.9
2008 9.1
2009 9
2010 10.1
2011 8.7
2012 8.6
2013 9.1
2014 8.3
2015 7.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95149253731343
2006 0.94223826714801
2007 0.94094488188976
2008 0.95112781954887
2009 0.95582329317269
2010 0.94849785407725
2011 0.97169811320755
2012 0.98206278026906
2013 0.96995708154506
2014 0.96943231441048
2015 0.95544554455446

Compare Shirley D. Simmons Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
790.0% 7.9:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 95.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shirley D. Simmons Middle School
Canton, MS
Public 06 - 08 202 7.9:1  
Camden Elementary
Camden, MS
Public PK - 05 130 8.8:1 2 miles
Luther Branson School
Canton, MS
Public PK - 05 239 13.7:1 4 miles
Jimmie M. Goodloe Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 526 23.5:1 12 miles
Huey L. Porter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 337 14.1:1 12 miles
Canton Academy
Canton, MS
Private PK - 12 285 10:1 14 miles
Canton Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 427 16.1:1 14 miles
MC Neal Elementary School
Canton, MS
Public KG - 02 562 20.4:1 15 miles
Nichols Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 369 13.4:1 15 miles
Leake Central Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 477 14.5:1 16 miles
Pisgah Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 442 15.5:1 16 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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