Wilkinson County Elementary School is based in Woodville Mississippi, which comes under the Wilkinson County School District. The school supports over 321 students across grades pre-k to 5. It is a public school with a student-teacher ratio of 20:1 and about 99.1 % of the students are economically disadvantaged.
We conducted a study to understand the impact of Lumos Learning programs on student achievement. We have compared the state ranking of Wilkinson County Elementary School in 2016-17 and 2017-18 as indicated in schooldigger and Mississippi State Department of Education.
The school used Lumos StepUp program in 2017-18 to support student’s Mississippi Academic Assessment Program preparation.
Improvement in State Ranking
There are 404 elementary schools in Mississippi and Wilkinson County Elementary was ranked 307th in the 2016-17 academic year. In 2017-18, the school adopted Math and ELA programs for Grade 3. About 40 students used the Lumos StepUp program for MAAP Math and MAAP English Language Arts practice. In the 2017-18 MAAP tests, Wilkinson County Elementary School rank improved by 35 positions.
Grade 3 MAAP Test Scores
Compared to 2016-17, the percentage of 3rd graders who met state expectations in 2017-18 MAAP Math increased by 11.1%.
There was an increase of 18.3%, seen in the number of students who met state expectations in 2017-18 Grade 3 English Language Arts MAAP.
- The use of Lumos StepUp for MAAP Math and English Language Arts practice in 3rd grade in 2017-18 influenced an increase in the percentage of students who have met the standards.
- The overall school ranking improved by 35 positions from 307 in 2017 to 272 in 2018.