Dexter Elementary School
Dexter Elementary School serves 79 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).
Dexter Elementary School's student population of 79 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 125% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Dexter Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Dexter Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#711 out of 816 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education
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