Buckatunna Elementary School

11 Buckatunna Mt. Zion Rd.
Buckatunna, MS 39322
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Buckatunna Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Buckatunna 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 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 35% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Buckatunna Elementary School's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Buckatunna 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 Buckatunna Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#385 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)
35%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
60%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Buckatunna Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Buckatunna Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Buckatunna Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.490.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Buckatunna Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Buckatunna Elementary School is Wayne County High School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Clara Elementary School (10.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clara Clara Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 486 students
    10.4 miles
    40 Clara School Rd
    Clara, MS 39324
    (601) 735-2065
    10.4 K-8 486
  • Waynesboro Wayne Central Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 513 students
    11.7 miles
    1022 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2205
    11.7 PK-8 513
  • Waynesboro Wayne County Alternative School Alternative School

    11.7 miles
    1325 Azalea Dr
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2851
    11.7 n/a n/a
  • Waynesboro Wayne County Career & Technical Vocational School

    11.7 miles
    800 Collins Street
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-5036
    11.7 n/a n/a
  • Waynesboro Wayne County High School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 928 students
    11.7 miles
    1325 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2851
    11.7 9-12 928

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