Quitman Lower Elementary School

101 Mcarthur Street
Quitman, MS 39355
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Quitman Lower Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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Quitman Lower Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Quitman Lower Elementary School's student population of 474 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Quitman Lower Elementary School is 0.51, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Quitman Lower Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Quitman Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Quitman Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Quitman Lower 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%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quitman Lower Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.510.58
This chart display the diversity score of Quitman Lower 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
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Quitman Lower 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 (14-15)
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Quitman Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuitman School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Quitman Lower Elementary School is Quitman High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Quitman Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Quitman Upper Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Quitman Quitman Alternative School Alternative School

    0.2 miles
    210 South Jackson Ave
    Quitman, MS 39355
    (601) 776-7521
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Quitman Quitman High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 527 students
    0.2 miles
    210 South Jackson Ave.
    Quitman, MS 39355
    (601) 776-3341
    0.2 9-12 527
  • Quitman Quitman Upper Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 463 students
    0.3 miles
    300 East Franklin Street
    Quitman, MS 39355
    (601) 776-6123
    0.3 3-5 463
  • Quitman Clarke County Career & Technology Center Vocational School

    1.3 miles
    910 North Archusa Ave.
    Quitman, MS 39355
    (601) 776-5219
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Quitman Quitman Junior High School Math: 25% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 400 students
    1.5 miles
    501 W. Lynda Street
    Quitman, MS 39355
    (601) 776-6243
    1.5 6-8 400

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