2320 Government Street
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School serves 1,404 students in grades 4-6.
Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher 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 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School's student population of 1,404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
1,404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School is 0.41, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#109 out of 816 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
13%
48%
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White
76%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Students: 1,404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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