Pope Elementary School

  • Pope Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pope Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Pope Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students560 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Pope Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Pope Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pope Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Pope Elementary School is 0.33, which is less 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#280 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pope 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pope 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pope Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
19%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pope Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
80%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pope Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pope Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.330.58
This chart display the diversity score of Pope Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pope Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Panola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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