65 West Madison Street
Durant, MS 39063
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Durant Elementary School serves 275 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Durant 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 21% (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 10% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Durant Elementary School's student population of 275 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
275 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Durant 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 Durant Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than 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
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#773 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
46%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
97%
48%
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White
3%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Durant Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Durant Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% MS state average), while 10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).

How many students attend Durant Elementary School?

275 students attend Durant Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

97% of Durant Elementary School students are Black, and 3% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Durant Elementary School?

Durant Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Durant Elementary School offer ?

Durant Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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