Richland Upper Elementary School

  • Richland Upper Elementary School serves 602 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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.
  • Richland Upper Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Richland Upper Elementary School's student population of 602 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students602 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richland Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Richland Upper Elementary School is 0.56, 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#241 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richland Upper 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%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
4%
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Black
24%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richland Upper Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
61%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richland Upper Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.560.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richland Upper 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 NameRankin County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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