39455 Hwy 63 North
Richton, MS 39476
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Sand Hill Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Sand Hill 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Sand Hill Elementary School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Sand Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sand Hill Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#338 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
1%
48%
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White
99%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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