Verona Elementary School

212 College Ave.
Verona, MS 38879
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Verona Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Verona 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Verona Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Verona Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Verona Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#485 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
84%
48%
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White
7%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.290.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Verona Elementary School is Tupelo High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Plantersville Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lawndale Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tupelo Lawndale Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 419 students
    1.6 miles
    1563 Mitchell Road
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8890
    1.6 3-5 419
  • Plantersville Plantersville Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 262 students
    2.9 miles
    2657 Main St.
    Plantersville, MS 38862
    (662) 842-4690
    2.9 5-8 262
  • Tupelo Pierce Street Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
    3.0 miles
    1008 Pierce Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8940
    3 3-5 348
  • Tupelo Tupelo Alternative School Alternative School

    3.1 miles
    903 Fillmore Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8956
    3.1 n/a n/a
  • Tupelo Tupelo High School Math: 26% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,012 students
    3.1 miles
    4125 Golden Wave Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8970
    3.1 9-12 2,012

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