D T Cox Elementary School

304 Clark Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
D T Cox Elementary School serves 398 students in grades 3-4.
D T Cox Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

D T Cox Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

D T Cox Elementary School's student population of 398 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

D T Cox Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 D T Cox Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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
#122 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
18%
4%
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Black
25%
48%
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White
51%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePontotoc City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to D T Cox Elementary School is Pontotoc High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pontotoc Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pontotoc Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pontotoc Pontotoc High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 634 students
    1.2 miles
    123 North Main Street
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    (662) 489-1275
    1.2 9-12 634
  • Pontotoc Pontotoc Junior High School Math: 65% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 359 students
    1.2 miles
    132 North Main Street
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    (662) 489-8360
    1.2 7-8 359
  • Pontotoc Pontotoc Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 345 students
    1.2 miles
    135 Education Drive
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    (662) 489-6056
    1.2 5-6 345
  • Pontotoc Pontotoc Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 538 students
    1.9 miles
    145 Fred Dowdy Street
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    (662) 489-4973
    1.9 K-2 538
  • Pontotoc Pontotoc Ridge Career & Technical Cnt. Vocational School

    2.3 miles
    354 Center Ridge Drive
    Pontotoc, MS 38863
    (662) 489-1826
    2.3 n/a n/a

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