James Rosser Elementary School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
James Rosser Elementary School serves 182 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
James Rosser 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

James Rosser Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

James Rosser Elementary School's student population of 182 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

James Rosser Elementary School 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 James Rosser Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#626 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
98%
48%
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White
1%
44%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Rosser Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunflower Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Rosser Elementary School is Gentry High School (8.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Inverness School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Sunflower School (7.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sunflower East Sunflower School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
    7.0 miles
    212 East Claiborne Street
    Sunflower, MS 38778
    (662) 569-3137
    7 PK-5 171
  • Indianola Indianola Academic Achievement Alternative School

    8.1 miles
    300 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1278
    8.1 n/a n/a
  • Indianola Gentry High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 499 students
    8.2 miles
    801 B.b. King
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1240
    8.2 10-12 499
  • Indianola Indianola Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    8.2 miles
    801 B.b. King Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-6000
    8.2 n/a n/a
  • Indianola Carver Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 615 students
    8.7 miles
    404 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1250
    8.7 3-6 615

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