1526 Mill Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gaston Point Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Gaston Point Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gaston Point Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Gaston Point Elementary School's student population of 240 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Gaston Point Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gaston Point Elementary School is 0.22, 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 Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#489 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
88%
48%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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