Oak Grove Upper Elementary School

  • Oak Grove Upper Elementary School serves 701 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Oak Grove Upper Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Oak Grove Upper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Oak Grove Upper Elementary School's student population of 701 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Grove Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Oak Grove Upper Elementary School is 0.65, which is more 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#181 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
36%
48%
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White
47%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.650.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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