Osyka Elementary School

444 Amite Street
Osyka, MS 39657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Osyka Elementary School serves 213 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Osyka Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Osyka Elementary School's student population of 213 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students213 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Osyka Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Osyka Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Osyka Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#325 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
81%
48%
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White
17%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.320.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Pike School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Osyka Elementary School is Kentwood High Magnet School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Creek Elementary School (6.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kentwood Kentwood High Magnet School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 267 students
    5.2 miles
    603 9th Street
    Kentwood, LA 70444
    (985) 229-2881
    5.2 7-12 267
  • Kentwood Spring Creek Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
    6.7 miles
    72961 Highway 1061
    Kentwood, LA 70444
    (985) 229-8363
    6.7 PK-5 335
  • Kentwood O.w. Dillon Leadership Academy Math: 57% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 370 students
    6.8 miles
    1541 C.b. Temple Rd
    Kentwood, LA 70444
    (985) 229-8225
    6.8 PK-6 370
  • Kentwood Jewel M. Sumner High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 441 students
    9.3 miles
    15841 Highway 440
    Kentwood, LA 70444
    (985) 229-8805
    9.3 8-12 441
  • Kentwood Jewel M. Sumner Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 318 students
    9.4 miles
    15649 Highway 440
    Kentwood, LA 70444
    (985) 310-2152
    9.4 6-8 318

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