Galena Elementary School (k-8)

  • Galena Elementary School (k-8) serves 166 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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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Galena Elementary School (k-8) places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Galena Elementary School (k-8)'s student population of 166 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galena Elementary School (k-8)'s student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galena Elementary School (k-8) is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#830 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
81%
49%
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White
9%
43%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galena Elementary School (k-8).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.330.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMARSHALL CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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