Milam Elementary School

720 West Jefferson
Tupelo, MS 38804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Milam Elementary School serves 521 students in grades 6.
Milam Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 39% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Milam Elementary School's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Milam Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Milam 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
#203 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
52%
47%
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White
32%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
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 Milam Elementary School's ranking?
Milam Elementary School is ranked #203 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Milam Elementary School?
521 students attend Milam Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Milam Elementary School students are Black, 32% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Milam Elementary School?
Milam Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Milam Elementary School offer ?
Milam Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 6
What school district is Milam Elementary School part of?
Milam Elementary School is part of Tupelo Public School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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