Longleaf Elementary School

5279 W. 4th Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Longleaf Elementary School serves 695 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Longleaf Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 58% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Longleaf Elementary School's student population of 695 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Longleaf Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Longleaf Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 805 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
46%
47%
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White
41%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longleaf Elementary School's ranking?
Longleaf Elementary School is ranked #41 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Longleaf Elementary School often compared to?
Longleaf Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oak Grove Primary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Longleaf Elementary School?
695 students attend Longleaf Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Longleaf Elementary School students are Black, 41% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longleaf Elementary School?
Longleaf Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Longleaf Elementary School offer ?
Longleaf Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Longleaf Elementary School part of?
Longleaf Elementary School is part of Lamar County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 695 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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