260 Hwy 18 & 27
Utica, MS 39175
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Utica Elementary / Middle School serves 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Utica Elementary / Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Utica Elementary / Middle School's student population of 331 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Utica Elementary / Middle 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 Utica Elementary / Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#397 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
84%
48%
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White
7%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% MS state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).

How many students attend Utica Elementary / Middle School?

331 students attend Utica Elementary / Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Utica Elementary / Middle School students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Utica Elementary / Middle School?

Utica Elementary / Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Utica Elementary / Middle School offer ?

Utica Elementary / Middle School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Utica Elementary / Middle School part of?

Utica Elementary / Middle School is part of Hinds County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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