Philadelphia Elementary School

  • Philadelphia Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) 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 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Philadelphia Elementary School's student population of 662 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students662 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Philadelphia Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Philadelphia Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Philadelphia Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Philadelphia Elementary School is 0.41, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#521 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Philadelphia Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Philadelphia Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.410.31
This chart display the diversity score of Philadelphia Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Philadelphia Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia Public Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Teachers do not help students, couselor is not helpful at all. They will give special needs children things that can harm them. NOT A GOOD SCHOOL!
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