Spann Elementary School

Spann Elementary School serves 483 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 483 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 483 students
Spann Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Spann Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Spann Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Spann Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 20:1 16:1
Spann Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Spann Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
15%
3%
Spann Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
81%
49%
Spann Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
3%
45%
Spann Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Spann Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.32 0.31
Spann Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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%
65%
Spann Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Spann Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,983 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,178 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Jackson Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
5
Number of Students Managed 29,488 2,273
Jackson Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $275 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $342 MM $20 MM
Jackson Public   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,983 $9,638
Jackson Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,178 $9,666
Jackson Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Middle School For 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)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JacksonMcwillie Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 408 students4851 Mcwillie Circle
    JacksonMS 39206
    (601)987-3709
    0.7PK-6408
  • JacksonChastain Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 729 students4650 Manhattan Rd
    JacksonMS 39206
    (601)987-3550
    16-8729
  • Jackson Casey Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 367 students2101 Lake Circle
    JacksonMS 39211
    (601)987-3510
    1.1KG-5367
  • JacksonMc Leod Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 514 students1616 Sandlewood Place
    JacksonMS 39211
    (601)987-3597
    1.3KG-5514
  • JacksonBoyd Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 605 students4531 Broadmeadow Dr
    JacksonMS 39206
    (601)987-3504
    1.41-5605

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.