Popps Ferry Elementary School

364 Nelson Rd, Biloxi, MS 39531 | (228) 436-5135
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 461
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 364 Nelson Road, Biloxi, MS 39531
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Biloxi Public School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,795
  • Graduation Rate: 56.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 4,859

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 461
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 238 (51.6%)
  • Females: 223 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 36 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 302 (65.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 338 (73.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Popps Ferry Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black18941.0%
Asian92.0%
Hispanic459.8%
White21747.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Popps Ferry Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten8217.8%
1st Grade8217.8%
2nd Grade6614.3%
3rd Grade6915.0%
4th Grade8217.8%
5th Grade6714.5%
Ungraded132.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:48%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,772
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Popps Ferry Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,41014%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,33386%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Popps Ferry Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on MCT and MST state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201045.5%59.7%49.2%
200960.0%63.9%47.5%
 
Math Test
201052.0%69.1%58.8%
200970.1%72.3%56.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201054.9%70.0%53.0%
200948.5%62.1%52.3%
 
Math Test
201061.0%74.6%59.2%
200967.7%73.2%57.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201057.4%70.2%51.4%
200949.3%60.1%50.6%
 
Math Test
201075.9%82.2%58.7%
200965.7%76.8%54.8%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
200957.7%69.1%50.9%
 
Math Test
200967.4%71.4%52.3%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201060.7%63.1%44.9%
200954.2%51.5%42.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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