Burney Elementary School (Closed 2016)

901 Ida Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 391 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Burney Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 10-14% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 27%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 10-14% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Burney Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MS)
(14-15)
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.
(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 Ratio
14:1
14:1
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 2021-22 school year data.
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%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
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.
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Burney Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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 2021-22 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 27% MS state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% MS state average).
How many students attend Burney Elementary School?
391 students attend Burney Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Burney Elementary School students are Black, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burney Elementary School?
Burney Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Burney Elementary School offer ?
Burney Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Burney Elementary School part of?
Burney Elementary School is part of Hattiesburg Public School District.

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