Amanda Elzy High School

  • Amanda Elzy High School serves 403 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Amanda Elzy High 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Amanda Elzy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Amanda Elzy High School's student population of 403 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amanda Elzy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Amanda Elzy High School is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#751 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
95%
48%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.58
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Graduation Rate70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeflore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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