2900 Jamestown Road
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thames Elementary School serves 615 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thames 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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

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School Overview

Thames Elementary School's student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
615 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Thames Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Thames Elementary School is 0.24, 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
#457 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
87%
48%
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White
8%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thames Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 615 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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