Shannon Primary School

6408 Noah Curtis St.
Shannon, MS 38868
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Shannon Primary School serves 249 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Shannon Primary School's student population of 249 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Shannon Primary School is 0.56, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
53%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shannon Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
40%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shannon Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.58
This chart display the diversity score of Shannon Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shannon Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shannon Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shannon Primary School is Shannon High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Shannon Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shannon Shannon High School Math: 21% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 562 students
    0.6 miles
    218 Cherry St.
    Shannon, MS 38868
    (662) 767-9566
    0.6 9-12 562
  • Shannon Shannon Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 270 students
    0.6 miles
    232 Cherry Street
    Shannon, MS 38868
    (662) 767-3986
    0.6 6-8 270
  • Shannon Shannon Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 300 students
    0.9 miles
    695 Romie Hill Ave.
    Shannon, MS 38868
    (662) 767-9514
    0.9 3-5 300
  • Nettleton Nettleton Primary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-3 | 415 students
    5.1 miles
    4386 Hwy 6 North
    Nettleton, MS 38858
    (662) 963-2360
    5.1 K-3 415
  • Nettleton Nettleton High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 407 students
    5.4 miles
    165 Mullen Avenue
    Nettleton, MS 38858
    (662) 963-2306
    5.4 9-12 407

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