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Truthful Eyes: A Look at Mississippi Schools takes an in-depth look at Mississippi’s school districts, analyzing more than 100 different data points from MDE’s 2018-2019 assessments, U.S. Census, and other sources.

 

The data is grouped in the following areas:

  • Accountability: MDE assessments and scores

  • District Profile: MDE student enrollment,and number of teachers and schools

  • Teaching and Leading: MDE teacher education and experience

  • Community Profile: U.S. Census poverty, employment and homeownership rates

  • Family Profile: U.S. Census and National Center for Educational Statistics, family poverty, parent education, and homeownership

 

Truthful Eyes analyzed data to answer the following questions:

  • What impact does poverty have on district and student performance?

  • What family and community variables impact student and district performance?

  • What difference does teacher experience have on a district’s performance?

13 School districts examined

6 Counties

HINDS  MADISON  RANKIN  LOWNDES  WASHINGTON  JACKSON

 A-rated Districts

Clinton       Madison County      Pearl        Lowndes County 

Rankin County       Jackson County

 

B-rated District

Western Line

C-rated District

Hinds Co.

D-rated Districts 

JPS        Canton      Columbus      Moss Point

 

F-rated District

Greenville

TruthFul Eyes Report _Madison County Link Page
TruthFul Eyes Report _Rankin County Link Page
TruthFul Eyes Report _Lowndes County Link Page
TruthFul Eyes Report _Washington County Link Page
TruthFul Eyes Report _Jackson County Link