Statistics for Mississippi

Charts:

Tables:

Statewide Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports43,89951.0 per 10K51.0 per 10Kna
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports36,378/43,89982.9%82.9%na
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations42,34049.2 per 10K49.2 per 10Kna
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10Kna
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1,5591.8 per 10K1.8 per 10Kna
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10Kna
Victim Reports9,99411.6 per 10K11.6 per 10Kna
Victim Reports of Neglect7,0598.2 per 10K8.2 per 10Kna
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse1,0661.2 per 10K1.2 per 10Kna
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse9301.1 per 10K1.1 per 10Kna
Victim Reports of Other Abuse9391.1 per 10K1.1 per 10Kna
Victims Removed to Foster Care2,368/9,99423.7%23.7%na
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care7,626/9,99476.3%76.3%na
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care940/32,3462.9%2.9%na
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care50/1,5593.2%3.2%na
Removed to Foster Care Before Report34/3,3601%1%na
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report1,126/3,36033.5%33.5%na
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report1,325/3,36039.4%39.4%na
Median Days from Report to Removal3,36018.0 days18.0 daysna
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation164/3,3604.9%4.9%na
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 768/11,1046.9%6.9%na
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 115/2,8714%4%na
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 653/8,2337.9%7.9%na
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 1,717/34,1665%5%na
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 109/1,5677%7%na

Statewide Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2017 through September 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Total Removals to Foster Care2,43634.2 per 10K34.2 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care2032.8 per 10K2.8 per 10Kna
Reentries to Foster Care434/2,43617.8%17.8%na
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge190/2,4367.8%7.8%na
Removals for Neglect1,669/2,43669%69%na
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use1,097/2,43645%45%na
Removals for Physical Abuse200/2,4368%8%na
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope520/2,43621%21%na
Removals for Inadequate Housing599/2,43625%25%na
Removals for Incarceration160/2,4367%7%na
Removals for Child Behavior97/2,4364%4%na
Removals for Abandonment144/2,4366%6%na
Removals for Sexual Abuse104/2,4364%4%na
Removals to Non-Relative Foster Care First Setting322/97733%33%na
Removals to Relative Foster Care First Setting389/97740%40%na
Removals to Pre-Adoptive Home First Setting4/9770%0%na
Removals to Group Home First Setting30/9773%3%na
Removals to Institution First Setting11/9771%1%na
Removals to Home Visit First Setting217/97722%22%na
Removals to Runaway First Setting4/9770%0%na
Removals to ILP First Setting0/9770%0%na
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal202/2,2989%9%na
Permanence within 12 months of October 2016 through September 2017 Removal1,388/3,25843%43%na
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)337/1,20428%28%na

Statewide Children in Foster Care
During October 2017 through September 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Children in Region on September 30 2018709,686nanana
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on September 30 2018nananana
Children in Care on September 30 20175,63579.0 per 10K79.0 per 10Kna
Children in Care on September 30 20184,58365.0 per 10K65.0 per 10Kna
Average Daily Children in Care5,09571.6 per 10K71.6 per 10Kna
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 20183,059,48643,110.0 per 10K43,110.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2017 through September 2018 8,071nanana
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2017 through September 2018 1,874,80226,328.0 per 10K26,328.0 per 10Kna
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During October 2017 through September 2018 1,798,28225,253.0 per 10K25,253.0 per 10Kna
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2017 through September 2018 2,728,28338,313.0 per 10K38,313.0 per 10Kna
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20182914.1 per 10K4.1 per 10Kna
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20181131.6 per 10K1.6 per 10Kna
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2018110.2 per 10K0.2 per 10Kna
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day2,156/4,58347%47%na
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day1,666/4,58336%36%na
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day53/4,5831%1%na
Children in Group Home on Last Day188/4,5834%4%na
Children in Institution on Last Day103/4,5832%2%na
Children in Home Visit on Last Day377/4,5838%8%na
Children in Runaway on Last Day25/4,5831%1%na
Children in ILP on Last Day15/4,5830%0%na
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 780/8,9738.69%8.69%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 242/8,9732.7%2.7%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Parent110/8,9731.23%1.23%na
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff69/8,9730.77%0.77%na
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2018211/29173%73%na
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days1,338/371,2993.6 Per 1K Days3.6 Per 1K Daysna
Placements Moves Toward Permanency1,411/2,74651%51%na
Lateral Placements Moves996/2,74636%36%na
Placements Moves Away from Permanency339/2,74612%12%na
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 20181,364/4,58330%30%na
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20180/4,5830%0%na
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20175,63513.7 months13.7 monthsna
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20184,58316.2 months16.2 monthsna
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 20172,455/5,63544%44%na
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2017133/31642%42%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 20182,120/4,58346%46%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20181,583/4,58335%35%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 20181,105/4,58324%24%na
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 201858/1,1055%5%na
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2017 Permanent within 12 Months929/2,17343%43%na
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017 Permanent within 12 Months669/1,62941%41%na
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2016 through September 2017 Permanent within 12 Months488/1,24539%39%na

Statewide Children Discharged
During October 2017 through September 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Total Discharges3,117/712,09943.8 per 10K43.8 per 10Kna
Children Discharged for Reunification1,607/3,11752%52%na
Children Discharged for Relative386/3,11712%12%na
Children Discharged for Adoption636/3,11720%20%na
Children Discharged for Transfer8/3,1170%0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation62/3,1172%2%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship351/3,11711%11%na
Children Discharged for Runaway54/3,1172%2%na
Children Discharged for Death5/3,1170%0%na
Children Discharged for Unknown8/3,1170%0%na
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care3,11716.3 months16.3 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge1,60711.7 months11.7 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge38614.9 months14.9 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge35113.5 months13.5 monthsna
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge63635.4 months35.4 monthsna
Reunified within 72 Hours16/1,6071%1%na
Reunified within 12 Months945/1,60759%59%na
Adopted within 24 Months109/63617%17%na
Adopted within 48 Months458/63672%72%na
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months18327.7 months27.7 monthsna
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1855.7 months5.7 monthsna
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1867/8183%83%na
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/1688%88%na
Adoption Discharges636/712,0998.9 per 10K8.9 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges137/712,0991.9 per 10K1.9 per 10Kna
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs5/1963%3%na
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201894132.5 per 1M132.5 per 1Mna
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2016 through February 2017 77/2,8482.7%2.7%na
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months59/1,7133.4%3.4%na
Children Discharged for Relative October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months2/3680.5%0.5%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/3640%0%na
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months1/175.9%5.9%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/590%0%na
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months6/3211.9%1.9%na
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2016 through September 2017 Reentering within 12 Months6/659.2%9.2%na

Statewide Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2017 through September 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2016 through September 2017 43,89951.0 per 10K51.0 per 10Kna
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2016 through September 2017 9,99411.6 per 10K11.6 per 10Kna
Removals During Period2,4362.8 per 10K2.8 per 10Kna
In-care on September 30 20184,58365.0 per 10K65.0 per 10Kna
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period3,117nanana
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 4,808/5,13893.6%93.6%na
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2016 through September 2017 8,932/9,00599.19%99.19%na
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months1,032/1,88655%55%na
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay1,88610.7 months10.7 monthsna
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative507/1,33038%38%na
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months196/2,2388.8%8.8%na
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months109/63317%17%na
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay63335.3 months35.3 monthsna
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2017, Adopted During Period520/1,73630%30%na
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period59/1,7393%3%na
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2016 through September 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months121/15678%78%na
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday622/1,51241%41%na
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children191/19697%97%na
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years64/19732%32%na
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months2,574/2,99486%86%na
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months1,463/2,24065%65%na
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months1,172/2,53346%46%na

Statewide Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2017 through September 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=22)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2016 through June 2017 Removal2,413/3,25974%74%na
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal236/2,5939%9%na
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2016 through September 2017 Removal1,388/3,25843%43%na
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2017 Permanent within 12 Months669/1,62941%41%na
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal8/6313%13%na
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2017 Permanent within 12 Months133/31642%42%na
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1867/8183%83%na
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1814/1688%88%na

[Mississippi Child Welfare Measures Home]