Burney Elementary School (Closed 2016)

901 Ida Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Burney Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
10-14%
27%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
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
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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
98%
48%
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White
1%
44%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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 District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burney Elementary School is Hattiesburg High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is N R Burger Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lillie Burney Steam Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hattiesburg Lillie Burney Steam Academy Math: 45% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 310 students
    0.1 miles
    901 Ida Avenue
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 582-5291
    0.1 6 310
  • Hattiesburg Mary Bethune Alternative Alternative School

    0.4 miles
    610 Dumas Ave
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 584-6311
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Hattiesburg Rowan Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    0.4 miles
    500 Martin Luther King Drive
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 583-0960
    0.4 PK-5 456
  • Hattiesburg N R Burger Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 561 students
    0.7 miles
    174 Wsf Tatum Drive
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 582-0536
    0.7 7-8 561
  • Hattiesburg Hattiesburg High School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,024 student
    1.7 miles
    301 Hutchinson Ave
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 544-0811
    1.7 9-12 1,024
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