Orange Grove Elementary School

11391 Old Highway 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Orange Grove Elementary School serves 351 students in grades 4-6.
Orange Grove 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Orange Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Orange Grove Elementary School's student population of 351 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Orange Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Orange Grove Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
43%
47%
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White
42%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Orange Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Orange Grove Elementary School is ranked #207 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Orange Grove Elementary School?
351 students attend Orange Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Orange Grove Elementary School students are Black, 42% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Orange Grove Elementary School?
Orange Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Orange Grove Elementary School offer ?
Orange Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 4-6
What school district is Orange Grove Elementary School part of?
Orange Grove Elementary School is part of Harrison Co School Dist School District.

School Reviews

2   10/17/2011
I went here in the early 70's. trying to connect with old friends My name is Louis Vlangas. anyone that may know me.... email me.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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