Mason Elementary School

2726 Old Bay Springs Road
Laurel, MS 39440
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mason Elementary School serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mason Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mason Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Mason Elementary School's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Mason Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mason Elementary School is 0.45, 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
#653 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
21%
4%
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Black
71%
48%
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White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.450.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaurel School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mason Elementary School is Laurel High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Laurel Middle School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nora Davis Magnet School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laurel Laurel High School Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 809 students
    1.3 miles
    1100 W 12th Street
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 649-4145
    1.3 9-12 809
  • Laurel Laurel High School Vocational Complex Vocational School

    1.5 miles
    1100 W 11th Street
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 649-4144
    1.5 n/a n/a
  • Laurel Nora Davis Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
    1.6 miles
    1305 Martin Luther King Drive
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-7782
    1.6 PK-5 367
  • Laurel Jones County Learning Center Alternative School

    2.1 miles
    923-b Sawmill Road
    Laurel, MS 39441
    (601) 649-8080
    2.1 n/a n/a
  • Laurel Maddox Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 310 students
    2.8 miles
    600 South 16th Avenue
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-1880
    2.8 K-5 310

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