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Wj Quarles Elementary School


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111 Quarles St, Long Beach, MS 39560

Long Beach School Dist
(228) 864-3946

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Grades
K-4 & Ungraded
Students
576
Type
Public

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9/10
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Test Scores


41%

9/10
The GreatSchools Test Score Rating reflects annual state test results for this school compared with scores statewide.

Student Progress


34%

9/10
The GreatSchools Student Progress Rating compares the academic progress over time for this school to all schools in the state, using student growth data provided by the state Department of Education.

Equity Overview


25%

7/10
The Equity Overview Rating looks at how well this school is serving the needs of its disadvantaged students relative to all its students, compared to other schools in the state, based on test scores provided from the state Department of Education.

Last updated: Oct 24, 2017

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Grades
K-4 & Ungraded

Students
576

Type
Public

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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school … More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section . Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
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English
45%

State avg: 32%

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Grade 3
45%

State avg: 32%

Math
47%

State avg: 33%

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Grade 3
47%

State avg: 33%

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9/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.


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Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity

7/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap .


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A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


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Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a … More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

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White
73%

Black
17%

Two or more races
5%

Hispanic
4%

Asian
1%

Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

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Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated .


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Students per teacher

14
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State avg: 15
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Students per counselor

528
:1
State avg: 455
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Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience

81%

State avg: 87%

% of full time teachers who are certified

100%

State avg: 98%

Average teacher salary

$45,541
State avg: $40,797

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Neighborhood
111 Quarles St

Long Beach, MS 39560

(228) 864-3946

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Last modified: October 24, 2017
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