Powell Middle School



Powell Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Powell Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 152
7 193
8 164
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Powell Middle School is a public elementary school located in Jackson, MS in the Jackson Public School District. It enrolls 516 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.33

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Powell Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 274
(53%)
10,280
(51%)
 Female 242
(47%)
9,990
(49%)

Powell Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 515
(100%)
19,493
(96%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
71
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
370
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
300
(1%)

Powell Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 516
(100%)
20,270
(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 Powell Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Powell Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 976
2006 878
2007 885
2008 886
2009 851
2010 620
2011 636
2012 477
2013 512
2014 548
2015 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 16.9
2007 16.8
2008 17.2
2009 18.4
2010 14.3
2011 16.3
2012 15.1
2013 14.7
2014 15.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81352459016393
2006 0.83940774487472
2007 0.89604519774011
2008 0.88374717832957
2009 0.87191539365452
2010 0.91935483870968
2011 0.93553459119497
2012 0.9559748427673
2013 0.96484375
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Powell Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Powell Middle School
Jackson, MS
Public 06 - 08 516 15.5:1  
Smith Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 396 19.7:1 1 miles
Walton Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 453 23.8:1 1 miles
Brinkley Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 386 15.6:1 1 miles
Watkins Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 351 18.4:1 1 miles
Green Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 381 17.6:1 2 miles
New Hope Christian School
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Private PK - 06 327 16:1 2 miles
Johnson Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 492 18.7:1 2 miles
Dawson Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 407 20:1 2 miles
Galloway Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 341 18.7:1 3 miles
First Presbyterian Day School
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Private KG - 06 611 10:1 3 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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