East Marion Elementary School

527 East Marion School Road
Columbia, MS 39429
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
East Marion Elementary School serves 418 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
East Marion Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 32% (which is lower 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 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

East Marion Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

East Marion 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 East Marion Elementary School is 0.47, 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
#423 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
67%
48%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion County 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 East Marion Elementary School is East Marion High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia East Marion High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 323 students
    0.0 miles
    527 East Marion School Road
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-3006
    0 7-12 323
  • Columbia Marion County Vocational Complex Vocational School

    0.3 miles
    1140 Highway 13 South
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-6095
    0.3 n/a n/a
  • Columbia Columbia High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 452 students
    2.1 miles
    1009 Broad Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-5335
    2.1 9-12 452
  • Columbia Columbia Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 414 students
    2.4 miles
    401 Mary Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-2362
    2.4 3-5 414
  • Columbia Columbia Primary School
    Grades: K-3 | 425 students
    2.5 miles
    913 West Avenue
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-2216
    2.5 K-3 425

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