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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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

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
This chart display total students of Leland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Leland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Leland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Leland Elementary School 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 2015-16 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leland Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leland Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Leland Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
90%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
9%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Leland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.180.31
This chart display the diversity score of Leland Elementary School and the average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leland Elementary School and the percentage of 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 NameLeland School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Leland Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Whopping cough is making a comeback, especially amongst children, prompting health officials to encourage pertussis vaccines and boosters. However, should the pertussis vaccine be required for public school enrollment? Learn about current proposed laws and its ramifications.
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.