Bayou View Elementary School

  • Bayou View Elementary School serves 671 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bayou View Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bayou View Elementary School's student population of 671 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bayou View Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bayou View Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#2 out of 840 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
3%
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Black
15%
49%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
7%
1%
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Diversity Score0.410.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGulfport School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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