Dexter Elementary School

927 Highway 48 East
Tylertown, MS 39667
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dexter Elementary School serves 70 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Dexter 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Dexter Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Dexter Elementary School's student population of 70 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Dexter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Dexter Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#414 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
40%
47%
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White
51%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dexter Elementary School's ranking?
Dexter Elementary School is ranked #414 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Dexter Elementary School?
70 students attend Dexter Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Dexter Elementary School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dexter Elementary School?
Dexter Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dexter Elementary School offer ?
Dexter Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Dexter Elementary School part of?
Dexter Elementary School is part of Walthall Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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