Pleasant Hill Elementary School

7686 Pleasant Hill Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 1,108 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pleasant Hill Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 47%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 5% in MS
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Pleasant Hill Elementary School's student population of 1,108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Hill Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pleasant Hill Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MS)
#34 out of 805 schools
(Top 5%)
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72%
47%
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67%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pleasant Hill 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
38%
47%
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White
45%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pleasant Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pleasant Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Pleasant Hill Elementary School is ranked #34 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Pleasant Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Pleasant Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Center Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% MS state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% MS state average).
How many students attend Pleasant Hill Elementary School?
1,108 students attend Pleasant Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Pleasant Hill Elementary School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 13% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Hill Elementary School?
Pleasant Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pleasant Hill Elementary School offer ?
Pleasant Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pleasant Hill Elementary School part of?
Pleasant Hill Elementary School is part of Desoto Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 72% (Top 10%)
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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