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Wilkins Elementary School

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Posted January 31, 2014

This school is absolutely HORRIBLE!!!!! No one never knows ANYTHNG!!!! My son attended this school and TODAY I WITHDRAWED HIM! Only because he have been having some problems! A student stole my son coat and I find that disturbing! How can a teacher let such a thing happen! My son teacher told him he needs to get out of school and also said "your mother needs to get you some medication" who talks to a child like that?? If you don't like your job change it! I'm not saying my child isn't a handful because he can be at time but he is a CHILD!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2013

Wilkins Elementary School is all about learning and teaching the student and parents new things and I'm so excited about learning new things they also have a parents work shop going on when parents don't understand its someone in the building always willing to help.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
53%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
32%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 89% in 2012.

69 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%
Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests


Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
14%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 50%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 46%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1970 Castle Hill Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
Phone: (601) 371-4306

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