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William J. Berry Elementary School

Traditional Public School

4035 County Road 8

Heidelberg, MS 39439

601-787-2607

Overview

William J. Berry Elementary School serves 432 students in grades PreK-6. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $11,545.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,545/Child

Demographics

William J. Berry Elementary School serves 432 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 97.22% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 32
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 77% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 432

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 34
  •       K: 55
  •       1: 61
  •       2: 52
  •       3: 61
  •       4: 62
  •       5: 63
  •       6: 62
  •       Other: -18

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 97%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 58
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 72% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 824

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 15
  •       K: 55
  •       1: 61
  •       2: 52
  •       3: 61
  •       4: 62
  •       5: 63
  •       6: 62
  •       7: 79
  •       8: 73
  •       9: 68
  •       10: 69
  •       11: 54
  •       12: 47
  •       Other: 3

Community

Jasper County

Total Population: 16,383

  •       Males: 7,924
  •       Females: 8,459

Growth: -3.98%
Number of Households: 6,798
Median Income: $42,806

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,674 3,776 7,450 -6%
Black or African American 4,152 4,560 8,712 -3%
Asian-American 9 14 23 44%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 5 8 14%
Native American and Alaska Native 23 28 51 200%
Hispanic American 132 105 237 74%
Two or more races 63 76 139 51%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 19.4%
English Proficiency: 23.8%
Science Proficiency: 31%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 14
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

William J. Berry Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,545.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,545

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,646

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,116

Overall Rating

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