Monticello Elementary School

957 W Mcpherson Drive
Monticello, MS 39654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Monticello Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Monticello Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Monticello Elementary School's student population of 476 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Monticello Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Monticello Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#403 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
46%
48%
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White
49%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLawrence County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Monticello Elementary School is Lawrence County High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rod Paige Middle School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Monticello Lawrence County High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 589 students
    0.5 miles
    713 Thomas E. Jolly Dr., P.o.
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-4910
    0.5 9-12 589
  • Monticello Lawrence County Technical & Career Center Vocational School

    0.5 miles
    686 Smith Lane
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-9346
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Monticello Rod Paige Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 344 students
    1.5 miles
    1570 Broad St. West
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-2128
    1.5 5-8 344
  • Monticello Topeka Tilton Attendance Center Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 401 students
    9.4 miles
    853 Highway 27 South
    Monticello, MS 39654
    (601) 587-4895
    9.4 K-8 401
  • Newhebron New Hebron Attendance Center Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 338 students
    15.3 miles
    120 Golden Bear Lane
    Newhebron, MS 39140
    (601) 694-2151
    15.3 K-8 338

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