Sykes Elementary School

Public K-5

 3555 Simpson Street
       Jackson, MS  39212


 (601) 371-4303

 School Website

District: Jackson Public School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
389th of 404 Mississippi Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  20.3
Number of students:  353

Racial breakdown:

African American:
84.1%
Hispanic:
13.6%
White:
1.7%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  100.0%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Sykes Elementary School ranked worse than 96.3% of elementary schools in Mississippi. It also ranked 28th among 33 ranked elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 9.85. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (84.1%), Hispanic (13.6%), White (1.7%). (See more...)
Compare Details 100% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Sykes Elementary School is 20.3. 21 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Sykes Elementary School employs 17.3 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Sykes Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Sykes Elementary School 389th of 404 Mississippi public elementary schools. (See Sykes Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Jackson Public School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Jackson Public School District 105th of 134 Mississippi school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Sykes Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools MS State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2008 51.65 198th 394 49.7%
2009 41.06 250th 392 36.2%
2010 41.65 256th 403 36.5%
2011 26.89 344th 418 17.7%
2012 30.62 314th 414 24.2%
2013 43.82 243rd 408 40.4%
2014 32.39 297th 394 24.6%
2015 11.40 396th 402 1.5%
2016 13.91 363rd 394 7.9%
2017 13.02 380th 406 6.4%
2018 9.85 389th 404 3.7%

Data source: test scores: Mississippi Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Enrollment information for Sykes Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1990 211 192 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 404
1991 194 195 3 0 0 n/a n/a 0 392
1992 199 170 3 1 0 n/a n/a 0 373
1993 202 162 6 0 0 n/a n/a 0 370
1994 224 125 9 0 0 n/a n/a 0 358
1995 185 146 11 4 0 n/a n/a 0 346
1996 185 146 11 4 0 n/a n/a 0 346
1997 178 161 13 3 0 n/a n/a 0 355
1998 142 197 11 1 0 n/a n/a 0 351
1999 128 173 8 2 0 n/a n/a 0 311
2000 96 218 4 4 3 n/a n/a 0 325
2001 71 242 7 8 1 n/a n/a 0 329
2002 39 302 3 13 0 n/a n/a 0 357
2003 39 302 3 13 0 n/a n/a 0 357
2004 30 328 9 12 0 n/a n/a 0 379
2005 21 364 9 27 0 n/a n/a 0 421
2006 19 407 4 35 0 n/a n/a 0 465
2007 23 376 5 33 0 n/a n/a 0 437
2008 21 376 2 43 0 n/a n/a 0 442
2009 20 381 1 35 0 0 0 0 437
2010 14 440 0 43 0 0 5 0 502
2011 20 404 0 49 0 0 2 0 475
2012 10 398 0 61 0 0 4 0 473
2013 5 369 0 88 0 0 5 0 467
2014 3 332 2 100 0 0 5 0 442
2015 7 349 0 110 0 0 1 0 467
2016 5 311 0 52 0 0 1 0 369
2017 6 297 0 48 0 0 2 0 353

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Sykes Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 404 21.3 18.9 n/a
1991 392 19.0 20.6 n/a
1992 373 16.0 23.3 61.1
1993 370 17.3 21.4 63.5
1994 358 20.0 17.9 63.4
1995 346 17.8 19.4 64.7
1996 346 17.8 19.4 64.7
1997 355 20.0 17.8 69.6
1998 351 20.4 17.2 69.2
1999 311 19.1 16.3 78.1
2000 325 19.2 16.9 78.8
2001 329 20.5 16.0 81.2
2002 357 18.5 19.3 82.9
2003 357 18.5 19.3 82.9
2004 379 21.6 17.5 75.7
2005 421 21.0 20.0 60.6
2006 465 23.8 19.5 85.4
2007 437 20.9 20.9 85.6
2008 442 23.4 18.9 89.1
2009 437 22.0 19.9 88.6
2010 502 23.1 21.6 86.7
2011 475 23.9 19.8 91.8
2012 473 25.1 18.8 94.3
2013 467 26.6 17.5 96.4
2014 442 24.8 17.8 94.1
2015 467 26.0 17.9 100.0
2016 369 25.0 14.7 100.0
2017 353 17.3 20.3 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Sykes Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1990 404 21.3 18.9 n/a
1991 392 19.0 20.6 n/a
1992 373 16.0 23.3 61.1
1993 370 17.3 21.4 63.5
1994 358 20.0 17.9 63.4
1995 346 17.8 19.4 64.7
1996 346 17.8 19.4 64.7
1997 355 20.0 17.8 69.6
1998 351 20.4 17.2 69.2
1999 311 19.1 16.3 78.1
2000 325 19.2 16.9 78.8
2001 329 20.5 16.0 81.2
2002 357 18.5 19.3 82.9
2003 357 18.5 19.3 82.9
2004 379 21.6 17.5 75.7
2005 421 21.0 20.0 60.6
2006 465 23.8 19.5 85.4
2007 437 20.9 20.9 85.6
2008 442 23.4 18.9 89.1
2009 437 22.0 19.9 88.6
2010 502 23.1 21.6 86.7
2011 475 23.9 19.8 91.8
2012 473 25.1 18.8 94.3
2013 467 26.6 17.5 96.4
2014 442 24.8 17.8 94.1
2015 467 26.0 17.9 100.0
2016 369 25.0 14.7 100.0
2017 353 17.3 20.3 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Mississippi Department of Education.

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