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Lawhon Elementary School

Traditional Public School

140 Lake Street

Tupelo, MS 38804

662-841-8910

Overview

Lawhon Elementary School serves 497 students in grades 2-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,951.

Grades

2

3

4

5

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,951/Child

Demographics

Lawhon Elementary School serves 497 students. This high-poverty school body is 32.39% White and 53.92% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 39
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 497

By Grade:

  •       Special Elementary: 10
  •       2: 110
  •       3: 126
  •       4: 138
  •       5: 153
  •       Other: -40

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 5%
  •       African-American: 54%
  •       Hispanic: 5%
  •       White: 32%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 500
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 23
Experienced: 95%

Students
Total Enrollment: 7,005

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 235
  •       Special Pre-K: 22
  •       K: 551
  •       Special Elementary: 54
  •       1: 514
  •       2: 508
  •       3: 498
  •       4: 523
  •       5: 492
  •       6: 564
  •       7: 538
  •       8: 545
  •       9: 497
  •       10: 519
  •       11: 500
  •       12: 391
  •       Special Secondary: 44
  •       Other: 10

Community

Lee County

Total Population: 85,436

  •       Males: 40,792
  •       Females: 44,644

Growth: 3.05%
Number of Households: 32,086
Median Income: $57,936

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 27,633 29,459 57,092 -2%
Black or African American 12,077 14,037 26,114 14%
Asian-American 384 443 827 53%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 12 15 27 17%
Native American and Alaska Native 117 121 238 38%
Hispanic American 1,278 1,056 2,334 17%
Two or more races 569 569 1,138 27%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 47.8%
English Proficiency: 46.1%
Science Proficiency: 62%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 545
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Lawhon Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,951.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,951

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,263

Federal

Per-student Spending: $294

Overall Rating

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