Bankston Elementary School

1312 Grand Boulevard, P.o. Box
Greenwood, MS 38930
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bankston Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bankston 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bankston Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Bankston Elementary 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 Bankston Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#508 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
63%
48%
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White
26%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.530.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
16%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenwood Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bankston Elementary School is Greenwood High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greenwood Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davis Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenwood Davis Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 542 students
    1.4 miles
    400 Cotton Street, P.o. Box 14
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-7425
    1.4 K-6 542
  • Greenwood Greenwood High School Math: 27% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 656 students
    1.7 miles
    1209 Garrard Avenue, P.o. Box
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-7450
    1.7 9-12 656
  • Greenwood Greenwood Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 394 students
    1.7 miles
    1200 Garrard Avenue, P.o. Box
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-3661
    1.7 7-8 394
  • Greenwood Career And Technical Center Vocational School

    1.8 miles
    616 Sycamore Avenue, P.o. Box
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-7414
    1.8 n/a n/a
  • Greenwood Threadgill Primary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 300 students
    1.9 miles
    1300 Carrollton Avenue, P O Ob
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 644-0685
    1.9 PK-1 300

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