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Stone Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 772 students

 

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Posted July 15, 2007

We feel this school is fairly biased. It's a small town school and if you are an 'outsider' you don't feel included. We are not from here, we are more cultured and that's just the way it is. We are not a local and we are made to feel this way. We feel the PTO is very biased as well and there is a lack of overall parental involvement. We don't think you can get more biased. Our children both had honor roll and at least you can't take that away.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2004

My child is in the first grade. His teachers make learning fun and relevant. He loves them and wants to 'go and live with them'. I think that tells you how much the faculty and staff are involved with the students. It's a great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2004

My son has attended K and now first grade at Stone Elem. The teachers have been completley committed to his education. He has ADHD, and they have worked 100% with my husband and I. The whole staff shows great leadership skills.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

It is the best place to work. The staff and the parents are all trying to work together to make this a good place for the students to learn. We have a great principal. She is very caring for the staff and students.
—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.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
62%
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.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
66%
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.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

103 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
75%
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.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
47%
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
White 69% 46%
Black 28% 50%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1652 East Central Ave
Wiggins, MS 39577
Phone: (601) 928-5474

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