O'bannon Elementary School

Tel: (662)332-4830
  • O'bannon Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • O'bannon 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • O'bannon Elementary School operates within the Western Line School District.

School Overview

  • O'bannon Elementary School's student population of 536 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students536 students
O'bannon Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %O'bannon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
O'bannon Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeO'bannon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • O'bannon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of O'bannon Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
O'bannon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
3%
3%
O'bannon Elementary School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
88%
49%
O'bannon Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
9%
45%
O'bannon Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsO'bannon Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.31
O'bannon Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
69%
O'bannon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
O'bannon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of O'bannon Elementary School is Western Line School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Western Line School District's student population of 1,940 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,753 in this district is less than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,324 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWestern Line School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    5
    Number of Students Managed1,9402,008
    Western Line School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    20%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    23%
    33%
    District Total Revenue$18 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$17 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,753$10,065
    District Spending / Student$8,324$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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