East Sunflower School

  • East Sunflower School serves 176 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • East Sunflower School's student population of 176 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students176 students
Gender %This chart display gender of East Sunflower School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of East Sunflower School by grade.

School Comparison

  • East Sunflower School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Sunflower School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#679 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Sunflower School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Sunflower School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Hispanic
6%
4%
Black
84%
49%
White
9%
43%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Sunflower School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.290.57
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunflower Co Consolidate Sch Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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