Finch Elementary School

  • Finch Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Finch Elementary School's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Finch Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Finch Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. 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#772 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Finch Elementary 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 Ratio20:116:1
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Black
99%
49%
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White
1%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Finch Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Finch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkinson Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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