Akin Elementary School
Akin Elementary School serves 439 students in grades 1-5.
Akin 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 24% (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 17% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).
Akin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Akin Elementary School's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Akin 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 Akin Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#705 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
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education
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