Pershing Elementary School

  • Pershing Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Oklahoma state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Pershing Elementary School's student population of 396 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pershing Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pershing Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OK)
Overall School Rank#1400 out of 1,678 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pershing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
12%
14%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
22%
9%
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White
28%
49%
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Two or more races
31%
9%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pershing Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OK.
Diversity Score0.770.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pershing Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuskogee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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