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Ruleville Middle School

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 232 students

 

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Posted April 8, 2013

My school is one of a kind and at Ruleville Middle School, we work and we strive hard to reach our goal QDI of 168. As a whole, we stick together to work the problems out that we have, but tensions never stop use from reaching that QDI of 168. To us, we are happy to be at a school like Ruleville MIddle School, feel just like home.


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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 57% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
n/a
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
18%

2010

 
 
22%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
33%

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 55% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
24%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
29%
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 93% in 2012.

87 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%
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 64% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
12%
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

Algebra I

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
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 94% 50%
White 4% 46%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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250 East Oscar
Ruleville, MS 38771
Phone: (662) 756-4698

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