Burney Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Burney Elementary School served 391 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 10-14% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 27%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students391 students
This chart display total students of Burney Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Burney Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Burney Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Burney Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
99%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burney Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.58
This chart display the diversity score of Burney Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burney Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHATTIESBURG PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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