Oak Park Elementary School

  • Oak Park Elementary School serves 564 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Oak Park Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Oak Park Elementary School's student population of 564 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students564 students
This chart display total students of Oak Park Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Oak Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Oak Park Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Oak Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Oak Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Park Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#47 out of 835 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Oak Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oak Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.410.57
This chart display the diversity score of Oak Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oak Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOcean Springs School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Oak Park Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.