Spann Elementary School

Spann Elementary School serves 439 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Spann Elementary School operates within the Jackson Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 439 students
Spann Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Spann Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Spann Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Spann Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Spann Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
14%
3%
Spann Elementary School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
81%
50%
Spann Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
1%
45%
Spann Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.31
Spann Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
64%
Spann Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%
Spann Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,142 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
5
Number of Students Managed 31,142 2,063
Jackson Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $275 MM $21 MM
Jackson Public   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $289 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,999 $9,999
Jackson Public   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,453 $9,596
Jackson Public   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Middle School For The Blind (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chastain Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcwillie Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JacksonMcwillie Elementary School

    JacksonMS 39206
    0.7 mi | 676 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • JacksonChastain Middle School

    JacksonMS 39206
    1 mi | 846 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JacksonCasey Elementary School

    JacksonMS 39211
    1.1 mi | 390 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonMc Leod Elementary School

    JacksonMS 39211
    1.3 mi | 491 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonMiddle School For The Blind
    Special Education School

    JacksonMS 39211
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      

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Jackson, MS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Jackson is Thelma Barker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.