School Details

Cook Elementary School

Traditional Public School

2217 N Seventh Street

Columbus, MS 39705

662-241-7180

Overview

Cook Elementary School serves 391 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $10,786.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,786/Child

Demographics

Cook Elementary School serves 391 students. This high-poverty school body is 6.65% White and 87.47% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 28
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 391

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 20
  •       K: 59
  •       Special Elementary: 16
  •       1: 58
  •       2: 73
  •       3: 55
  •       4: 62
  •       5: 61
  •       Other: -13

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 87%
  •       Hispanic: 5%
  •       White: 7%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 242
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,292

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 93
  •       K: 253
  •       1: 247
  •       2: 250
  •       3: 216
  •       4: 246
  •       5: 221
  •       6: 267
  •       7: 279
  •       8: 260
  •       9: 263
  •       10: 248
  •       11: 238
  •       12: 196
  •       Special Secondary: 41
  •       Other: -26

Community

Lowndes County

Total Population: 58,595

  •       Males: 27,911
  •       Females: 30,684

Growth: -1.98%
Number of Households: 23,487
Median Income: $47,860

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 15,320 15,607 30,927 -5%
Black or African American 11,920 14,305 26,225 1%
Asian-American 269 331 600 45%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 17 20 37 19%
Native American and Alaska Native 69 97 166 36%
Hispanic American 674 542 1,216 33%
Two or more races 316 324 640 10%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 9.4%
English Proficiency: 20.5%
Science Proficiency: 27.7%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Cook Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,786.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,786

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,829

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,329

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Cook Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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