Rankin Elementary School

1908 Forrest Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Rankin Elementary School serves 428 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Rankin Elementary School's student population of 428 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Rankin 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 Rankin Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#150 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
4%
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Black
52%
48%
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White
34%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.610.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 Rankin Elementary School is Tupelo High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tupelo Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Street Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tupelo Tupelo Alternative School Alternative School

    0.7 miles
    903 Fillmore Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8956
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Tupelo Thomas Street Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 381 students
    0.8 miles
    520 S Thomas Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8960
    0.8 K-2 381
  • Tupelo Tupelo Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,018 student
    0.8 miles
    1009 Varsity Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 840-8780
    0.8 7-8 1,018
  • Tupelo Pierce Street Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
    0.9 miles
    1008 Pierce Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8940
    0.9 3-5 348
  • Tupelo Joyner Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 401 students
    1.1 miles
    1201 Joyner Avenue
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8900
    1.1 K-2 401

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