Pierce Street Elementary School

1008 Pierce Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Pierce Street Elementary School serves 348 students in grades 3-5.
Pierce Street Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 51% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pierce Street Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Pierce Street Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pierce Street Elementary School is 0.64, which is more 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
#119 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
48%
48%
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White
36%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.640.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTupelo Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pierce Street Elementary School is Tupelo High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tupelo Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Milam Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tupelo Tupelo Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,018 student
    0.1 miles
    1009 Varsity Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 840-8780
    0.1 7-8 1,018
  • Tupelo Tupelo Alternative School Alternative School

    0.2 miles
    903 Fillmore Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8956
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Tupelo Milam Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6 | 519 students
    0.9 miles
    720 West Jefferson
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8920
    0.9 6 519
  • Tupelo Rankin Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 428 students
    0.9 miles
    1908 Forrest Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8950
    0.9 3-5 428
  • Tupelo Thomas Street Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 381 students
    1.3 miles
    520 S Thomas Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8960
    1.3 K-2 381

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