Galena Elementary School (k-6)

  • Galena Elementary School (k-6) serves 119 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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.
  • Galena Elementary School (k-6) 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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Galena Elementary School (k-6) places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Galena Elementary School (k-6)'s student population of 119 students has declined by 44% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena Elementary School (k-6) 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 Galena Elementary School (k-6) is 0.25, 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#785 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
86%
48%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galena Elementary School (k-6) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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