Key Elementary School

699 W. Mcdowell Road
Jackson, MS 39204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Key Elementary School serves 344 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Key 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Key Elementary School's student population of 344 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students344 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Key Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Key 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 Key Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#129 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Key Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
96%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Key Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.080.58
This chart display the diversity score of Key Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Key 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Key Elementary School is Wingfield High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Reimagine Prep (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Reimagine Prep Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-7 | 413 students
    0.3 miles
    309 W Mcdowell Rd
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 941-0844
    0.3 5-7 413
  • Jackson Peeples Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    0.5 miles
    2940 Belvedere Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 346-5660
    0.5 6-8 399
  • Jackson Lester Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 369 students
    0.7 miles
    2350 Oakhurst Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4339
    0.7 K-5 369
  • Jackson Baker Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
    0.9 miles
    300 East Santa Clair Street
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4327
    0.9 PK-5 291
  • Jackson Wilkins Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 461 students
    1.1 miles
    1970 Castle Hill Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4306
    1.1 PK-5 461

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