Vancleave Upper Elementary School

  • Vancleave Upper Elementary School serves 541 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Vancleave Upper Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Vancleave Upper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Vancleave Upper Elementary School's student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students541 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vancleave Upper Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Vancleave Upper Elementary School is 0.15, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#117 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vancleave Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
4%
48%
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White
92%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vancleave Upper Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.150.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vancleave Upper 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

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