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Vicksburg Intermediate School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 627 students

 

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Posted September 29, 2008

My son attends Vicksburg intermediate and it really could be a great school. The children dont take it seriously though. The teachers let them get away with so much. The teachers are trying their very best to calm the kids down and get them to learn but they are over powering. They need to buckle down and get serious!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2007

My child attends vicksburg intermediate and what I have observed on my last few visits are that vicksburg intermediate needs more discipline and a tougher staff. It has great potential to be one the top schools in the district,if only the children would fully understand they are here to learn. The staff needs more parental support during this day and age. Jackie
—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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
19%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
32%

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

Language Arts

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

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
29%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
46%
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.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
34%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

132 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
44%
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.

149 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
70%
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.

169 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
16%
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 81% 50%
White 17% 46%
Asian 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1245 Dana Rd
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: (601) 638-4199

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