East Sunflower School

212 East Claiborne Street
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
East Sunflower School serves 171 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
East Sunflower 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

East Sunflower School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

East Sunflower School's student population of 171 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students171 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

East Sunflower 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 Sunflower School is 0.30, 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
#611 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
83%
48%
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White
11%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunflower Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Sunflower School is Gentry High School (9.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ruleville Middle School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Rosser Elementary School (7.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Moorhead James Rosser Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
    7.0 miles
    601 Ingram Street
    Moorhead, MS 38761
    (662) 246-5395
    7 PK-5 182
  • Indianola Indianola Academic Achievement Alternative School

    8.8 miles
    300 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1278
    8.8 n/a n/a
  • Indianola Lockard Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 414 students
    9.5 miles
    302 College Avenue
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1260
    9.5 K-2 414
  • Indianola Gentry High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 499 students
    9.6 miles
    801 B.b. King
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1240
    9.6 10-12 499
  • Indianola Indianola Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    9.6 miles
    801 B.b. King Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-6000
    9.6 n/a n/a

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