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Mccoy Elementary School

Public | 2-5 & ungraded | 790 students

 

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Posted October 28, 2012

I`ve had a lot of issues with this school and the district in general. If you have a child with any kind of special needs I'd recommend trying to find a different school if possible. Most of the teachers seem like they`re there just for a paycheck. The only this school has going for them is an actives PTA.
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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.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
23%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

170 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
29%

2010

 
 
33%
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.

214 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
16%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

215 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
23%
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

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
25%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

173 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
31%
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.

136 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
53%
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.

171 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
15%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 50%
Two or more races 1% 1%
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%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1835 School Dr
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Phone: (662) 746-5800

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