Anniston Avenue Elementary School

  • Anniston Avenue Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Anniston Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Anniston Avenue Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Anniston Avenue Elementary School's student population of 639 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Anniston Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Anniston Avenue Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#100 out of 835 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
4%
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Black
41%
48%
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White
38%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGulfport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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