Brandon Elementary School

125 Overby Street
Brandon, MS 39042
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Brandon Elementary School serves 866 students in grades 4-5.
Brandon Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Brandon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Brandon Elementary School's student population of 866 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students866 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Brandon Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Brandon Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#100 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
29%
48%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRankin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brandon Elementary School is Brandon High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brandon Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brandon Brandon Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,272 student
    0.3 miles
    408 South College St.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-5998
    0.3 6-8 1,272
  • Brandon Rankin County Learning Center Alternative School

    0.6 miles
    200 School Rd.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 824-0334
    0.6 n/a n/a
  • Brandon Brandon High School Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,648 student
    2.2 miles
    3090 Highway 18
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-2261
    2.2 9-12 1,648
  • Brandon Rouse Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 791 students
    2.3 miles
    151 Boyce-thompson Drive
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-5437
    2.3 K-1 791
  • Brandon Stonebridge Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-3 | 808 students
    2.6 miles
    115 Stonebridge Blvd.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 824-3287
    2.6 2-3 808

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