Center Hill Elementary School

  • Center Hill Elementary School serves 830 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Center Hill Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Center Hill Elementary School's student population of 830 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students830 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Center Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Center Hill Elementary School is 0.57, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#37 out of 835 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
33%
48%
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White
57%
44%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Center Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.570.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Center Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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