Baxterville School

Baxterville School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Baxterville School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Baxterville School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Baxterville School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Baxterville 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#165 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
2%
48%
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White
96%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.080.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Baxterville School is Purvis High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Purvis Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purvis Lower Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Purvis Purvis Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 390 students
    1.9 miles
    5976 U.s. Hwy. 11
    Purvis, MS 39475
    (601) 794-3302
    1.9 PK-2 390
  • Purvis Jefferson/todd Alternative Program Alternative School

    2.3 miles
    424 Martin Luther King Drive
    Purvis, MS 39475
    (601) 794-1097
    2.3 n/a n/a
  • Purvis Purvis High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 601 students
    2.4 miles
    220 School Street
    Purvis, MS 39475
    (601) 794-6221
    2.4 9-12 601
  • Purvis Purvis Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    2.4 miles
    213 School Street
    Purvis, MS 39475
    (601) 794-1068
    2.4 6-8 399
  • Purvis Purvis Upper Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 398 students
    2.9 miles
    310 Mitchell
    Purvis, MS 39475
    (601) 794-2959
    2.9 3-5 398

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