96 Rockport Road
Lexington, MS 39095
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
William Dean Jr. Elementary School serves 469 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
William Dean Jr. 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

William Dean Jr. Elementary School's student population of 469 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
469 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

William Dean Jr. 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 William Dean Jr. Elementary School is 0.02, 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
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#753 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
46%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
99%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in William Dean Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of William Dean Jr. Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in William Dean Jr. Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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