Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School

2320 Government Street
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School's student population of 1,404 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students1,404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#101 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.410.58
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOcean Springs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School is Ocean Springs High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. Martin Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ocean Springs Ocean Springs High School Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,860 student
    0.0 miles
    6701 Old Spanish Trail
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-0333
    0 9-12 1,860
  • Ocean Springs Oak Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-3 | 542 students
    0.1 miles
    2230 Government Street
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-5847
    0.1 K-3 542
  • Ocean Springs Keys Vocational Center Vocational School

    0.5 miles
    6710 Old Spanish Trail
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 872-3411
    0.5 n/a n/a
  • Ocean Springs Pecan Park Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-3 | 566 students
    0.8 miles
    504 Hanley Road
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-2851
    0.8 K-3 566
  • Ocean Springs St Martin High School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,303 student
    1.5 miles
    11300 Yellow Jacket Blvd.
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-8418
    1.5 9-12 1,303

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