136 South Mcsweyn
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bruce Elementary School serves 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Bruce Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bruce Elementary School's student population of 331 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Bruce Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bruce Elementary School is 0.52, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#244 out of 816 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
31%
48%
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White
62%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Students: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 30%)

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