Nichols Elementary School
Nichols Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:
- Category Attribute
- Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
- Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
- Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
- Nichols Elementary School's student population of 268 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School (2010)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-1|
|Total Students||268 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||16 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Nichols Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 760 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year Data||This School||State Level (MS)|
|Overall School Rank||--|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)||85-89%|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)||70-74%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||16:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Biloxi Public School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Biloxi Gorenflo Elementary School Grades: 2-5 | 408 students
771 Elder Street
Biloxi, MS 39530
(228)436-5145 0.5 2-5 408
- Biloxi Biloxi Junior High School Grades: 6-8 | 1318 students
1424 Father Ryan Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
(228)435-1421 2.3 6-8 1318
- Biloxi St Martin N Elementary School Grades: K-3 | 705 students
11000 Yellowjacket Street
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228)392-1387 2.4 K-3 705
- Biloxi Lopez School Grades: K-12
140 St. John Street
Biloxi, MS 39531
(228)432-7783 2.8 K-12 n/a
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