Biloxi Upper Elementary School

1424 Father Ryan Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
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Top 20%
Serving 860 students in grades 5-6, Biloxi Upper Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : Top 20% in MS
  • : 61% (Top 10%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Biloxi Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Biloxi Upper Elementary School's student population of 860 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Biloxi Upper Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Biloxi Upper Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
#97 out of 805 schools
(Top 20%)
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61%
37%
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45%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
15%
4%
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Black
32%
47%
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White
40%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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0.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Biloxi Upper Elementary School's ranking?
Biloxi Upper Elementary School is ranked #97 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Biloxi Upper Elementary School?
860 students attend Biloxi Upper Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Biloxi Upper Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Biloxi Upper Elementary School?
Biloxi Upper Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Biloxi Upper Elementary School offer ?
Biloxi Upper Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 5-6
What school district is Biloxi Upper Elementary School part of?
Biloxi Upper Elementary School is part of Biloxi Public School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 61% (Top 10%)
  • : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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