Blue Earth Elementary School (Closed 2016)

  • Blue Earth Elementary School served 285 students in grades 9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • Blue Earth Elementary School operated within the Sunflower County Consolidate School District.
  • Sunflower County Consolidate School District's 65-69% graduation rate was lower than the Mississippi state average of 78%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students285 students
Blue Earth Elementary School Total Students (2015-2016)
Gender %Blue Earth Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Blue Earth Elementary School Total Teachers (2015-2016)
Students by GradeBlue Earth Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Blue Earth Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2015-2016)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Blue Earth Elementary School Black Students (2015-2016)
Black
98%
49%
Blue Earth Elementary School Black Students (2015-2016)
White
1%
45%
Blue Earth Elementary School White Students (2015-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBlue Earth Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.31
Blue Earth Elementary School Diversity Score (2015-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
69%
Blue Earth Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2015-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Blue Earth Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2015-2016)

District Comparison

School District NameSunflower County Consolidate School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed2,1452,008
Sunflower County Consolidate School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
52%
64%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
36%
56%
District Graduation Rate
(13-14)
65-69%
78%
District Total Revenue$20 MM$20 MM
District Spending$18 MM$20 MM
District Revenue / Student$8,895$10,065
District Spending / Student$8,221$10,094
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education
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