Rankin Elementary School

1908 Forrest Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Rankin Elementary School serves 358 students in grades 3-5.
Rankin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Rankin Elementary School's student population of 358 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
358 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Rankin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rankin Elementary School is 0.61, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#120 out of 805 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
53%
47%
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White
33%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rankin Elementary School's ranking?
Rankin Elementary School is ranked #120 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Rankin Elementary School often compared to?
Rankin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Saltillo Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Rankin Elementary School?
358 students attend Rankin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Rankin Elementary School students are Black, 33% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rankin Elementary School?
Rankin Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Rankin Elementary School offer ?
Rankin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Rankin Elementary School part of?
Rankin Elementary School is part of Tupelo Public School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 358 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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