Bankston Elementary School

  • Bankston Elementary School serves 380 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Bankston Elementary School's student population of 380 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bankston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bankston Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#284 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bankston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bankston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
63%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bankston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bankston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bankston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.520.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bankston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGREENWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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