Grenada Upper Elementary School (Closed 2018)

500 Pender Drive
Grenada, MS 38901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Grenada Upper Elementary School served 634 students in grades 4-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 49% (which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 36% (which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 56% of the student body (majority Black), which was equal to the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
Total Students
634 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
36%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
54%
48%
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White
44%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grenada Upper Elementary School 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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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