River Oaks Elementary School

14111 Three Rivers Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
  • River Oaks Elementary School serves 706 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (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 31% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River Oaks Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • River Oaks Elementary School's student population of 706 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students706 students
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of River Oaks Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • River Oaks Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Oaks Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#372 out of 835 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Oaks 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Oaks Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
Hispanic
12%
4%
Black
52%
48%
White
32%
44%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Oaks Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.620.57
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
69%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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