Davidson Elementary School

207 Goode Street
Water Valley, MS 38965
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Davidson Elementary School serves 629 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Davidson 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher 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).

School Overview

Davidson Elementary School's student population of 629 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students629 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Davidson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Davidson 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 Davidson Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#443 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Davidson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
51%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Davidson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.550.58
This chart display the diversity score of Davidson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Davidson 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 NameWater Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Davidson Elementary School is Water Valley High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coffeeville Elementary School (12.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Water Valley Water Valley High School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 461 students
    1.1 miles
    550 Markette Street
    Water Valley, MS 38965
    (662) 473-2468
    1.1 7-12 461
  • Coffeeville Coffeeville Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-7 | 337 students
    12.6 miles
    104 Davis St.
    Coffeeville, MS 38922
    (662) 675-2721
    12.6 PK-7 337
  • Coffeeville Coffeeville High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 185 students
    12.8 miles
    16900 Okahoma Street
    Coffeeville, MS 38922
    (662) 675-8904
    12.8 8-12 185
  • Oxford Stovall Sped Complex Magnet School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 2 students
    13.4 miles
    967 Regional Center Drive
    Oxford, MS 38655
    (662) 513-7739
    13.4 Inquire with school 2
  • Oxford Oxf/laf School Of Applied Technical Vocational School

    14.3 miles
    134 Hwy 7 South
    Oxford, MS 38655
    (662) 234-9469
    14.3 n/a n/a

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