Stokes Beard Elementary School

311 Martin Luther King Dr.
Columbus, MS 39701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Stokes Beard Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in MS
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Stokes Beard Elementary School's student population of 365 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Stokes Beard Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Stokes Beard Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
#597 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
37%
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15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
94%
47%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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0.12
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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)
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stokes Beard Elementary School's ranking?
Stokes Beard Elementary School is ranked #597 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Stokes Beard Elementary School?
365 students attend Stokes Beard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Stokes Beard Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Stokes Beard Elementary School?
Stokes Beard Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Stokes Beard Elementary School offer ?
Stokes Beard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Stokes Beard Elementary School part of?
Stokes Beard Elementary School is part of Columbus Municipal School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 365 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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