Okolona Elementary School

  • Okolona Elementary School serves 279 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Okolona 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Okolona Elementary School's student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Okolona Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Okolona Elementary School is 0.15, 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#485 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
92%
48%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Okolona Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Okolona Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkolona Separate School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Okolona Elementary School is Okolona High School (0.5 miles away)
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