Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School serves 790 students in grades 4-6.
Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School's student population of 790 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students790 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#143 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
15%
48%
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White
72%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harper Mc Caughan Elementary School is Long Beach Senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Beach Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wj Quarles Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Long Beach Wj Quarles Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-3 | 485 students
    0.6 miles
    111 Quarles Street
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 864-3946
    0.6 K-3 485
  • Long Beach Long Beach Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 512 students
    0.9 miles
    204 N Cleveland Avenue
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 864-3370
    0.9 7-8 512
  • Long Beach Long Beach Senior High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 976 students
    1.2 miles
    300 East Old Passroad
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 863-6945
    1.2 9-12 976
  • Long Beach Thomas L Reeves Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-3 | 468 students
    1.4 miles
    214 St. Augustine Drive
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 864-9764
    1.4 K-3 468
  • Gulfport Gaston Point Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 240 students
    2.6 miles
    1526 Mill Avenue
    Gulfport, MS 39501
    (228) 865-4656
    2.6 K-5 240

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