Oak Forest Elementary School

  • Oak Forest Elementary School serves 400 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oak Forest 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Oak Forest Elementary School's student population of 400 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students400 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Oak Forest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Oak Forest Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Oak Forest 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Forest Elementary School is 0.02, 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)
18%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Oak Forest Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
99%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of White students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oak Forest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.31
This chart display the diversity score of Oak Forest Elementary School and the average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oak Forest Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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