Leland Elementary School

  • Leland Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Leland 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • Leland Elementary School operates within the Leland School District.

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School Overview

  • Leland Elementary School's student population of 369 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students369 students
Leland Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Leland Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Leland Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLeland Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Leland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leland Elementary School is 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Leland Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Leland Elementary School Asian Students (2010-2011)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Leland Elementary School Black Students (1999-2016)
Black
90%
49%
Leland Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
9%
45%
Leland Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Leland Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsLeland Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.180.31
Leland Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
Leland Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Leland Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Leland Elementary School is Leland School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Leland School District's student population of 867 students has decreased by 10% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,519 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,308 is higher than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameLeland School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    5
    Number of Students Managed8672,008
    Leland School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    8%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    14%
    33%
    District Total Revenue$10 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$11 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,519$10,065
    District Spending / Student$11,308$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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