Leland School Park

  • Leland School Park serves 244 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (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 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Leland School Park 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 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • Leland School Park operates within the Leland School District.

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School Overview

  • Leland School Park's student population of 244 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students244 students
Leland School Park Total Students (1992-2016)
Gender %Leland School Park Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Leland School Park Total Teachers (1992-2016)
Students by GradeLeland School Park Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Leland School Park 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 14:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leland School Park is 0.15, 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)
9%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Leland School Park Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Leland School Park Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
92%
49%
Leland School Park Black Students (1992-2016)
White
8%
45%
Leland School Park White Students (1992-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLeland School Park All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.31
Leland School Park Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
Leland School Park Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Leland School Park Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Leland School Park 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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