15341 Lizana School Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Lizana Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Lizana Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lizana Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lizana Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Lizana Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lizana Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#38 out of 816 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
76%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
64%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
2%
48%
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White
90%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lizana Elementary School's ranking?

Lizana Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).

How many students attend Lizana Elementary School?

369 students attend Lizana Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of Lizana Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Lizana Elementary School?

Lizana Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Lizana Elementary School offer ?

Lizana Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6

What school district is Lizana Elementary School part of?

Lizana Elementary School is part of Harrison County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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