Richton Elementary School

701 Elm Avenue, P.o. Box 568
Richton, MS 39476
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Richton Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Richton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 31% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Richton Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Richton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Richton Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#373 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
23%
48%
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White
74%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Richton Elementary School is Richton High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Runnelstown Elementary School (10.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richton Richton High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 293 students
    0.0 miles
    701 Elm Avenue
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 788-9608
    0 7-12 293
  • Petal Runnelstown Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
    10.6 miles
    9214 Highway 42
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 544-2811
    10.6 K-8 236
  • New Augusta Perry Central Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
    11.3 miles
    100 8th Ave. South
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3226
    11.3 K-8 236
  • New Augusta Perry County Vocational Complex Vocational School

    11.3 miles
    9899 A Hwy 98 East, Po Box 13
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-8282
    11.3 n/a n/a
  • Richton Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 329 students
    11.4 miles
    39455 Hwy 63 North
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 989-2021
    11.4 K-8 329

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