1002 St Francis Drive
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Neshoba Central Elementary School serves 1,231 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Neshoba Central Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 53% (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 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Neshoba Central Elementary School's student population of 1,231 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Neshoba Central 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 Neshoba Central Elementary School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 out of 805 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
19%
48%
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White
63%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Neshoba Central Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).

How many students attend Neshoba Central Elementary School?

1,231 students attend Neshoba Central Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

63% of Neshoba Central Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Neshoba Central Elementary School?

Neshoba Central Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Neshoba Central Elementary School offer ?

Neshoba Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Neshoba Central Elementary School part of?

Neshoba Central Elementary School is part of Neshoba County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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