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James Rosser Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 241 students

 

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Posted May 7, 2010

I think they or more concern about what the kids are wearing then what they are learning I myself wish they get reid of the uniforms and the princple cause we need someone whos fair to all the kids in school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2006

I think the teachers at James C. Rosser Elementary are not focused on providing the children there with the best education. I know that parents should be more involved than they are but it is the teachers responsibility and job to provide the kids a good education.
—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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
31%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
37%
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.

33 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
79%
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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
17%
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 98% 50%
White 1% 46%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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601 Ingram St
Moorhead, MS 38761
Phone: (662) 246-5395

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