500 Martin Luther King Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Rowan Elementary School serves 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rowan 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 top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rowan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Rowan Elementary School's student population of 351 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Rowan Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rowan Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#369 out of 805 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
97%
48%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rowan Elementary School's ranking?

Rowan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).

How many students attend Rowan Elementary School?

351 students attend Rowan Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

97% of Rowan Elementary School students are Black, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rowan Elementary School?

Rowan Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Rowan Elementary School offer ?

Rowan Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

What school district is Rowan Elementary School part of?

Rowan Elementary School is part of Hattiesburg Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 351 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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