Kossuth Elementary School

  • Kossuth Elementary School serves 593 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kossuth Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Kossuth Elementary School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students593 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Kossuth Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kossuth Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kossuth Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#108 out of 835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kossuth 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kossuth Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
98%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kossuth Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kossuth Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.57
This chart display the diversity score of Kossuth 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
52%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kossuth 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
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kossuth 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlcorn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Kossuth has plenty to offer for children. It has great teachers that work hard for the students.
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