212 North Mcsweyn
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Bruce Upper Elementary School serves 250 students in grades 4-6.
Bruce Upper Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Bruce Upper Elementary School's student population of 250 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Bruce Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Upper Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#329 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
34%
48%
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White
60%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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: 4-6
  • Students: 250 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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