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West Bolivar District Middle School

Public | 5-8 & ungraded | 252 students

 

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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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
12%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
9%
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 57% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
17%

2010

 
 
29%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
26%
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 63% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
20%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
19%
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 55% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
45%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
19%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
23%
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

Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 93% in 2012.

60 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
99%
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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP 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 pass the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 95% 50%
White 5% 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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Rosedale, MS 38769
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