Singing River Academy

  • Singing River Academy serves 475 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 38% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Singing River Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Singing River Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Singing River Academy's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Singing River Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Singing River Academy is 0.62, which is more 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 School Rank#384 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
4%
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Black
49%
48%
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White
35%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.620.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePascagoula-Gautier School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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