Leake Central Junior High School



Leake Central Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Leake Central Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 161
7 148
8 163
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Leake Central Junior High School is a public elementary school located in Carthage, MS in the Leake County School District. It enrolls 477 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 477
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.8

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Leake Central Junior High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 250
(52%)
1,054
(51%)
 Female 227
(48%)
997
(49%)

Leake Central Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 314
(66%)
1,264
(62%)
 White 94
(20%)
493
(24%)
 Hispanic 58
(12%)
237
(12%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Leake Central Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 412
(86%)
1,786
(87%)
 Not Eligible 44
(9%)
148
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
117
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Leake Central Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.8%) 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.

Leake Central Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 396
2006 418
2007 392
2008 395
2009 387
2010 325
2011 431
2012 512
2013 500
2014 485
2015 477

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 18.1
2007 16.7
2008 14.8
2009 14.1
2010 13
2011 15.8
2012 14.8
2013 16.4
2014 15.5
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72727272727273
2006 0.72966507177033
2007 0.72448979591837
2008 0.76455696202532
2009 0.84237726098191
2010 0.86461538461538
2011 0.88167053364269
2012 0.859375
2013 0.874
2014 0.89278350515464
2015 0.90775681341719

Compare Leake Central Junior High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
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 90.8%
 

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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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