Harper MC Caughan Elementary School



Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 256
5 246
6 237
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Harper MC Caughan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Long Beach, MS in the Long Beach School District. It enrolls 739 students in grades 1st through 12th. Harper MC Caughan Elementary School is the 74th largest public school in Mississippi and the 6,415th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 739
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.98

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Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 376
(51%)
875
(50%)
 Male 363
(49%)
866
(50%)

Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 550
(74%)
1,254
(72%)
 Black 114
(15%)
273
(16%)
 Two or More 33
(4%)
130
(7%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
38
(2%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
43
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(45%)
827
(48%)
 Not Eligible 323
(44%)
739
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(11%)
175
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Harper MC Caughan Elementary School is ranked 210th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Harper MC Caughan Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) is significantly 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.

Harper MC Caughan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 355
2006 395
2007 381
2008 375
2009 398
2010 689
2011 695
2012 683
2013 720
2014 693
2015 739

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 13.5
2007 13.6
2008 14.3
2009 16.6
2010 17
2011 17
2012 16.9
2013 17.3
2014 16.8
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60281690140845
2006 0.56455696202532
2007 0.56692913385827
2008 0.62666666666667
2009 0.60804020100503
2010 0.51814223512337
2011 0.55107913669065
2012 0.53294289897511
2013 0.58611111111111
2014 0.55988455988456
2015 0.56292286874154

Compare Harper MC Caughan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.3%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

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Public 04 - 06 739 17.6:1  
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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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