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Arlington Heights Elementary School

Public | K-4 & ungraded | 18 students

 

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Posted February 2, 2010

I love the teachers at Arlington. I attended Arlington and now my children are.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 29, 2008

I give arlington elementary school five stars! As an educator, I have seen many changes in school and school district stucture, some were in fact positive while others proved to not be in the best intrest of the children, but since being stationed here in Pascagoula, MS, I am proud to say that Arlington Elementary is by far one of the best schools that I have been a part of in a long time. The faculty and staff are outstanding. The teachers here are very personable and make learning fun for our children and all children who enter their doors. Keep up the spectacular work Arlington for our Destination really is Graduation..from high school and college.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
62%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
68%
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.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
85%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 55% 50%
Hispanic 25% 3%
White 19% 46%
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 90%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3511 Arlington St
Pascagoula, MS 39581
Phone: (228) 938-6552

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