Lyman Elementary School

14222 Old Highway 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Lyman Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Lyman 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 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (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 50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lyman Elementary School's student population of 498 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Lyman 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 Lyman Elementary School is 0.56, which is less 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
#71 out of 805 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
23%
47%
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White
62%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lyman Elementary School's ranking?
Lyman Elementary School is ranked #71 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Lyman Elementary School often compared to?
Lyman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lizana Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Lyman Elementary School?
498 students attend Lyman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Lyman Elementary School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lyman Elementary School?
Lyman Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lyman Elementary School offer ?
Lyman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Lyman Elementary School part of?
Lyman Elementary School is part of Harrison Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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