Bruce Upper Elementary School

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212 North Mcsweyn
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bruce Upper Elementary School serves 250 students in grades 4-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 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).

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School Overview

Bruce Upper Elementary School's student population of 250 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Bruce Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.530.58
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bruce Upper Elementary School is Bruce High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bruce Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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