School Details

D.T. Cox Elementary School

Traditional Public School

304 Clark Street

Pontotoc, MS 38863

662-489-2454

Overview

D.T. Cox Elementary School serves 351 students in grades PreK-4. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $9,129.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,129/Child

Demographics

D.T. Cox Elementary School serves 351 students. This high-poverty school body is 51.57% White and 23.65% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 31
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 351

By Grade:

  •       3: 172
  •       Other: 179

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 24%
  •       Hispanic: 17%
  •       White: 52%
  •       Other: 8%

District

Teachers
Total: 178
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,266

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 20
  •       K: 195
  •       Special Elementary: 21
  •       1: 175
  •       2: 156
  •       3: 172
  •       4: 171
  •       5: 155
  •       6: 206
  •       7: 176
  •       8: 176
  •       9: 172
  •       10: 174
  •       11: 157
  •       12: 119
  •       Special Secondary: 21

Community

Pontotoc County

Total Population: 32,174

  •       Males: 15,735
  •       Females: 16,439

Growth: 7.40%
Number of Households: 11,172
Median Income: $53,272

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 12,859 13,448 26,307 5%
Black or African American 2,418 2,614 5,032 20%
Asian-American 73 65 138 138%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 15 4 19 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 100 93 193 16%
Hispanic American 1,219 1,128 2,347 27%
Two or more races 270 215 485 31%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 55.3%
English Proficiency: 52%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 704
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

D.T. Cox Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,129.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,129

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,404

Federal

Per-student Spending: $491

Overall Rating

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