West Kemper Elementary School



West Kemper Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Kemper Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 53
1 65
2 68
3 87
4 53
5 52
6 52
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

West Kemper Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dekalb, MS in the Kemper County School District. It enrolls 446 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Kemper Elementary School is the 290th largest public school in Mississippi and the 27,284th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 446
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.89

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West Kemper Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(54%)
329
(53%)
 Female 206
(46%)
287
(47%)

West Kemper Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 420
(94%)
585
(95%)
 White 20
(4%)
24
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Kemper Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(100%)
616
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, West Kemper Elementary School is ranked 181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Kemper Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

West Kemper Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 523
2006 477
2007 462
2008 445
2009 453
2010 446
2011 460
2012 461
2013 457
2014 465
2015 446

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 17.2
2007 17.5
2008 16.8
2009 18.1
2010 17.5
2011 17.5
2012 18.6
2013 16.6
2014 15.2
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9942638623327
2006 0.9622641509434
2007 0.91558441558442
2008 0.97303370786517
2009 0.96026490066225
2010 0.97085201793722
2011 0.92173913043478
2012 0.93709327548807
2013 0.92997811816193
2014 0.93548387096774
2015 1

Compare West Kemper Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Public PK - 06 446 17.2:1  
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Public PK - 04 482 17.9:1 24 miles
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Private PK - 12 82 5:1 25 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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