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Okolona Elementary School

Public | K-6 & ungraded | 377 students

 

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Posted May 11, 2010

We have great students and teachers that work hard daily,we have gone thru some tuff times and they really deserve to be rewarded


Posted May 11, 2010

Okolona School is a school that is ful of potential and has great teachers that can help the students reach their potential. We are aiming high and we will get among the stars.
—Submitted by a teacher


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
5%

2010

 
 
15%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
26%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
24%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
33%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
26%

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
46%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
24%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 89% in 2012.

44 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
68%
Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests


Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
21%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 50%
White 2% 46%
Hispanic 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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411 West Main St
Okolona, MS 38860
Phone: (662) 447-5406

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