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Overpark Elementary School

Public | PK-5 & ungraded | 14 students

 
 

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Posted February 1, 2011

Love the school, the teachers and staff. Seems like a peaceful place for children to learn, as all should be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 26, 2010

Awesome school! From the Principal to the teachers, office staff, nurse, afterschool care all of them are professional caring people! My son has attended Overpark since the beginning of the school opening and I could not ask for a better educational faclity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2010

My daughter used to go to this school. She loved it!! And now she misses this school!! All was good, when kids love the teacher and the school, they learn better!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 8, 2009

We have the best teachers and most awesome services for my child's special needs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

They have wonderful teachers who are interested in helping all of their students get the education needed to advance to the Middle School.


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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.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
66%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

125 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%
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.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
81%
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.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

122 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

102 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%
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.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
72%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 62% 46%
Black 30% 50%
Hispanic 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Olive Branch, MS 38654
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