Vancleave Lower Elementary School

12602 Hwy 57
Vancleave, MS 39565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Vancleave Lower Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Vancleave Lower Elementary School's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students496 students
This chart display total students of Vancleave Lower Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Vancleave Lower Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Vancleave Lower Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Vancleave Lower Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Vancleave Lower Elementary School is 0.13, 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 Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Vancleave Lower Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
93%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vancleave Lower Elementary 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
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vancleave Lower Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.130.58
This chart display the diversity score of Vancleave Lower Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vancleave Lower Elementary 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
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vancleave Lower Elementary 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 NameJackson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Vancleave Lower Elementary School is Vancleave High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vancleave Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vancleave Upper Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vancleave Vancleave Upper Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 541 students
    0.0 miles
    13901 Hwy 57
    Vancleave, MS 39565
    (228) 826-4581
    0 3-5 541
  • Vancleave Jackson County Vocational Center Vocational School

    0.4 miles
    12425 Hwy 57
    Vancleave, MS 39565
    (228) 826-5944
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Vancleave Vancleave High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 766 students
    0.4 miles
    12424 Hwy 57
    Vancleave, MS 39565
    (228) 826-4701
    0.4 9-12 766
  • Vancleave Vancleave Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 563 students
    1.6 miles
    4725 Bulldog Lane
    Vancleave, MS 39565
    (228) 826-5902
    1.6 6-8 563
  • Gautier Martin Bluff Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 430 students
    9.0 miles
    1306 Roy's Road
    Gautier, MS 39553
    (228) 522-8850
    9 PK-4 430

School Reviews

Review Vancleave Lower Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Entering high school is a big change and a big challenge. Take advice from high school teachers and fellow students to help you survive the transition.
Michelle Rhee's name seems to garner press as often as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but Rhee has her equal share of critics and supporters. Learn about Rhee's controversial reforms and plans for revolutionizing education in this country.
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.