Crestwood Elementary School

730 Crestwood Dr.
Meridian, MS 39301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Crestwood Elementary School serves 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Crestwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Crestwood Elementary School's student population of 335 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Crestwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Crestwood Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#717 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
88%
48%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Crestwood Elementary School is Meridian High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George Washington Carver Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T J Harris Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian T J Harris Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    2.0 miles
    3951 12th Street
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 482-1683
    2 PK-5 609
  • Meridian George Washington Carver Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 331 students
    2.1 miles
    900 44th Avenue
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 484-4484
    2.1 6-8 331
  • Meridian Magnolia Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    2.1 miles
    1350 24th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-4064
    2.1 6-8 306
  • Meridian Parkview Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    2.2 miles
    1225 26th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-3616
    2.2 PK-5 486
  • Meridian Marion Park Complex Alternative School

    2.3 miles
    2815 25th St.
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 484-5166
    2.3 n/a n/a

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