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Sumrall Middle School

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 1 student

 
 

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Posted March 30, 2012

I don't know how in the world they received such a rating. My child's time at Sumrall Middle School has been anything BUT good. The teachers are never there, very poor communication between teachers and parents, and no leadership from administration whatsoever. It has been a constant struggle to get a good education there. They may do well on MCT's, but that is ALL they focus on. Academics are way behind where they should be. I did think my child was getting the instruction that was needed to succeed in high school and college and I was right. When I moved him to a better school, he is so far behind academically than where they are.
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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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
52%
Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
74%

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

Writing - Informative Essay

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

130 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
95%
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.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
50%
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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
96%

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
White 91% 46%
Black 8% 50%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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 55%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Sumrall, MS 39482
Phone: (601) 758-4416

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