Luther Branson School

3903 Highway 16 E
Canton, MS 39046
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Luther Branson School serves 245 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Luther Branson School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Luther Branson School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Luther Branson School's student population of 245 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Luther Branson School is ranked within the top 20% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Luther Branson School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#129 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
97%
48%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Luther Branson School is Velma Jackson High School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Shirley D. Simmons Middle School (3.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Canton Shirley D. Simmons Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 171 students
    3.0 miles
    820 Sulphur Springs Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 855-2406
    3 6-8 171
  • Camden Camden Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 107 students
    4.8 miles
    4784 Hwy 43 North
    Camden, MS 39045
    (662) 468-2833
    4.8 PK-5 107
  • Camden Velma Jackson High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 305 students
    8.0 miles
    2000 Loring Road, P. O. Box 12
    Camden, MS 39045
    (662) 468-2531
    8 9-12 305
  • Canton Huey L. Porter Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 375 students
    10.7 miles
    551 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 407-1819
    10.7 6-8 375
  • Canton Jimmie M. Goodloe Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 465 students
    10.7 miles
    551 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 407-1810
    10.7 K-5 465

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