Olive Branch Elementary



Olive Branch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Olive Branch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 265
1 243
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 33

Olive Branch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Olive Branch, MS in the Desoto County School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. Olive Branch Elementary is the 194th largest public school in Mississippi and the 18,266th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.9

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Olive Branch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 307
(57%)
11,939
(52%)
 Female 234
(43%)
11,021
(48%)

Olive Branch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(55%)
12,497
(54%)
 Black 169
(31%)
7,821
(34%)
 Two or More 59
(11%)
913
(4%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
1,315
(6%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
356
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
31
(0%)

Olive Branch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(48%)
11,188
(49%)
 Not Eligible 236
(44%)
9,958
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(9%)
1,814
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Olive Branch Elementary is ranked 342nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Olive Branch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) 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.

Olive Branch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 818
2006 572
2007 627
2008 600
2009 584
2010 622
2011 579
2012 581
2013 579
2014 566
2015 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 18.8
2007 20.2
2008 19.6
2009 17.6
2010 18.3
2011 16.5
2012 17.3
2013 17.4
2014 16.1
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16136919315403
2006 0.37587412587413
2007 0.41148325358852
2008 0.42333333333333
2009 0.4486301369863
2010 0.46302250803859
2011 0.72884283246978
2012 0.51635111876076
2013 0.54231433506045
2014 0.5530035335689
2015 0.5637707948244

Compare Olive Branch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.4%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Olive Branch Elementary
Olive Branch, MS
Public KG - 01 541 15.5:1  
Chickasaw Elementary School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 02 - 03 507 17:1 1 miles
Olive Branch Middle School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 06 - 08 798 15.5:1 1 miles
Olive Branch Intermediate School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 04 - 05 486 16.4:1 2 miles
Highland Oaks Elementary
Memphis, TN
Public PK - 05 928 15.9:1 4 miles
Highland Oaks Middle School
Memphis, TN
Public 06 - 08 735 18.8:1 4 miles
Pleasant Hill Elementary
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Public KG - 05 899 17.3:1 5 miles
Center Hill Middle School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 06 - 08 756 17:1 5 miles
Ross Elementary
Memphis, TN
Public PK - 05 895 14.9:1 5 miles
Overpark Elementary
Olive Branch, MS
Public KG - 05 681 16.1:1 5 miles
Northstar Academy
Southaven, MS
Private 04 - 12 1,060 29:1 6 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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