Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School

9700 I-20 West
Bolton, MS 39041
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School serves 349 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School's student population of 349 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is 0.21, which is less 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
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#472 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
89%
47%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
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 Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School's ranking?
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is ranked #472 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School often compared to?
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Byram Middle School, Carver Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School?
349 students attend Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School?
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School offer ?
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School part of?
Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School is part of Hinds Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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