Buckatunna Elementary School
Buckatunna Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Buckatunna Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 36% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).
Buckatunna Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Buckatunna Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Buckatunna Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#445 out of 816 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education
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