Bentonia Gibbs School

  • Bentonia Gibbs School serves 521 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 21% (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 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Bentonia Gibbs School's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bentonia Gibbs School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bentonia Gibbs School is 0.55, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#533 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
34%
49%
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White
58%
43%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bentonia Gibbs School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.550.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYazoo Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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