Richton Elementary School

  • Richton Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Richton Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richton Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#248 out of 835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
21%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
75%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Richton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.400.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichton School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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