Overpark Elementary School

  • Overpark Elementary School serves 689 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Overpark 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Overpark Elementary School's student population of 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Overpark Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Overpark Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#90 out of 835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
43%
48%
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White
42%
44%
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Two or more races
13%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Overpark Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.630.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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