Southaven Elementary School

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8274 Claiborne Dr

Southaven, MS 38671

(662) 342-2289

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 710

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Southaven Elementary School

As a teacher at this school, the support of principals and administrative staff is wonderful. The students are great, and most teachers work VERY hard to make sure the students learn the material. My only complaint is a lack of parental support. Many students do not come to the school with the necessary ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/12/11

The students have test everyday which would be fine if the teachers actually went over it! My child got sent home with an English test with a C on it which had been curved, and my child normally does great in this subject. On the test there was a note that said went over right before the test! They ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/10

For the typical student this school is as average as the next. For the special needs student, they simply do not have the resources to properly provide for this population.

Posted by a parent on 05/10/10

Wonderful teachers and the safety/ discipline within the school is outstanding.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

SES is an excellent school. As a parent I have always been able to talk with my child's teachers and get their feedback on her performance. Mrs Turner has provided a strong leadership as well. Thank you Mrs. Turner and teachers for your hard work!

Posted by a parent on 01/06/10

My daughter transfered to this school a few years ago from a wonderful school in another state. First thing that I didn't like was the lack of parent involvement. I have always volunteered and here they don't allow that. Also this is the only school I've ever been involved with that didn't have an open ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/09

We love southaven elm but do feel like there could be more extra activities for them.

Posted by a parent on 07/01/09

Southaven Elementary School is an outstanding Educational Facility. From the Principal to the custodian they are all respectful and professional. The students are a sure reflection of the administration at ses. My son is responsible, respectable, honorable and excited about learning. Hats off to SES ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/19/09

My daughter has gone to a Memphis school and one in California. She thinks Southaven is the best school ever. The teacher seem to really care and have control in the class room. I think that is why her grades are getting better and she really wants to do well. The teachers and staff seem to love there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/26/07

My 5 year old daughter attends this school. The only thing I don't like about the school is they always send important papers home too late. For example, my daughter took pictures today. I had no knowledge of the pictures until yesterday.

Posted by a parent on 12/04/07

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Test scores for Southaven Elementary School

MCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Southaven Elementary School
Desoto Co School Dist
* In 2009-2010 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT) 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.

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Southaven schools — Southaven Elementary School is located at 8274 Claiborne Dr, Southaven MS 38671. 8274 Claiborne Dr is in the 38671 ZIP code in Southaven, MS The school district for Southaven Elementary School is the Desoto Co School Dist. Southaven Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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