Runnelstown Elementary School

9214 Highway 42
Petal, MS 39465
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Runnelstown Elementary School serves 236 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Runnelstown Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Runnelstown Elementary School's student population of 236 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Runnelstown Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Runnelstown Elementary School is 0.31, 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
#511 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
12%
48%
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White
82%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.310.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Runnelstown Elementary School is Petal High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Petal Middle School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Petal Elementary School (5.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Petal Petal Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 3-4 | 664 students
    5.2 miles
    1179 Hwy 42 E
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 582-7454
    5.2 3-4 664
  • Petal Petal High School Math: 72% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,200 student
    5.3 miles
    1145 Highway 42 E
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 583-3538
    5.3 9-12 1,200
  • Petal Petal Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 973 students
    5.7 miles
    60 Herrington Road
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 554-7244
    5.7 PK-2 973
  • Petal Petal Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 7-8 | 619 students
    8.4 miles
    203 East Central Avenue
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 584-6301
    8.4 7-8 619
  • Petal Petal Upper Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-6 | 612 students
    8.6 miles
    400 Hillcrest Loop
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 584-7660
    8.6 5-6 612

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