Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School

9700 I-20 West
Bolton, MS 39041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School's student population of 458 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is 0.15, 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
#520 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
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
92%
48%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHinds County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is Raymond High School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Carver Middle School (9.1 miles away)
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