A W James Elementary School
A W James Elementary School serves 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
A W James Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 218 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MS
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
A W James Elementary School's student population of 218 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
A W James Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of A W James Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#448 out of 816 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
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