Popps Ferry Elementary School



Popps Ferry Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Popps Ferry Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 123
1 142
2 129
3 116
4 128
5 109
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 9

Popps Ferry Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Biloxi, MS in the Biloxi Public School District. It enrolls 756 students in grades 1st through 12th. Popps Ferry Elementary School is the 66th largest public school in Mississippi and the 5,787th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.27

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Popps Ferry Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 382
(51%)
2,236
(51%)
 Female 374
(49%)
2,168
(49%)

Popps Ferry Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 336
(44%)
2,035
(46%)
 Black 289
(38%)
1,609
(37%)
 Hispanic 72
(10%)
422
(10%)
 Two or More 29
(4%)
93
(2%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
193
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)

Popps Ferry Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 523
(69%)
2,746
(62%)
 Not Eligible 178
(24%)
1,320
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
338
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Popps Ferry Elementary School is ranked 65th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Popps Ferry Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Popps Ferry Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 532
2007 597
2008 554
2009 461
2010 604
2011 544
2012 580
2013 655
2014 726
2015 756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14
2007 14.1
2008 13.5
2009 13.1
2010 14.3
2011 14
2012 16.3
2013 16.4
2014 17.9
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79014598540146
2006 0.69924812030075
2007 0.7035175879397
2008 0.6985559566787
2009 0.73318872017354
2010 0.74503311258278
2011 0.77573529411765
2012 0.79137931034483
2013 0.75572519083969
2014 0.7603305785124
2015 0.76455026455026

Compare Popps Ferry Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.5%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Popps Ferry Elementary School
Biloxi, MS
Public KG - 05 756 17.9:1  
Our Lady of Fatima School
Biloxi, MS
Private PK - 06 195 13:1 1 miles
Jeff Davis Elementary School
Biloxi, MS
Public KG - 05 780 17.5:1 3 miles
North Bay Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 874 18.8:1 3 miles
Anniston Avenue Elementary School
Gulfport, MS
Public KG - 05 733 18.9:1 3 miles
St James School
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Private PK - 06 299 14:1 4 miles
Biloxi Junior High School
Biloxi, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,318 16:1 4 miles
Cedar Lake Christian Academy
Biloxi, MS
Private PK - 12 232 7:1 4 miles
Nativity Bvm School
Biloxi, MS
Private PK - 06 157 12:1 5 miles
Bayou View Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 863 16.9:1 5 miles
Woolmarket Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 462 17.7:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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