School Details

D T Cox Elementary School

304 Clark St, Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-2454
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-4 & ungraded 374 students 13 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

74%
74%
59%
79%
79%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc City Schools average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
79%
59%
87%
87%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
91%
91%
89%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc City Schools average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

D T Cox Elementary School is a public elementary school in Pontotoc. 374 students go to D T Cox Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 67% of the 374 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at D T Cox Elementary School is 13:1. Pontotoc Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 63% 62%
Hispanic 6% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 30% 29%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67% 64%

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