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Southaven Elementary School

Traditional Public School

8274 Claiborne Drive

Southaven, MS 38671

662-342-2289

Overview

Southaven Elementary School serves 630 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 $7,984.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,984/Child

Demographics

Southaven Elementary School serves 630 students. This high-poverty school body is 19.52% White and 55.08% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 48
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 630

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 12
  •       K: 87
  •       Special Elementary: 13
  •       1: 109
  •       2: 101
  •       3: 96
  •       4: 126
  •       5: 88
  •       Other: -2

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 55%
  •       Hispanic: 6%
  •       White: 20%
  •       Two or More: 19%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 2130
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 117
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 34,067

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 135
  •       Special Pre-K: 281
  •       K: 2153
  •       Special K: 32
  •       Special Elementary: 207
  •       1: 2430
  •       2: 2475
  •       3: 2428
  •       4: 2516
  •       5: 2521
  •       6: 2761
  •       7: 2806
  •       8: 2746
  •       9: 2841
  •       10: 2765
  •       11: 2586
  •       12: 2241
  •       Special Secondary: 143

Community

DeSoto County

Total Population: 184,945

  •       Males: 88,910
  •       Females: 96,035

Growth: 14.69%
Number of Households: 56,641
Median Income: $66,532

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 60,433 62,389 122,822 2%
Black or African American 25,447 30,189 55,636 57%
Asian-American 1,357 1,650 3,007 46%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 104 50 154 21%
Native American and Alaska Native 243 308 551 -3%
Hispanic American 4,935 4,480 9,415 16%
Two or more races 1326 1449 2,775 32%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 20.7%
English Proficiency: 23%
Science Proficiency: 17.3%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,012
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 16
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Southaven Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,984.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,984

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,288

Federal

Per-student Spending: $285

Overall Rating

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