West Lauderdale Elementary School



West Lauderdale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Lauderdale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 144
1 135
2 141
3 162
4 159
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 12

West Lauderdale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, MS in the Lauderdale County School District. It enrolls 753 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Lauderdale Elementary School is the 68th largest public school in Mississippi and the 5,889th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 753
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.29

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West Lauderdale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 429
(57%)
2,445
(52%)
 Female 324
(43%)
2,269
(48%)

West Lauderdale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 637
(85%)
3,167
(67%)
 Black 97
(13%)
1,392
(30%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
119
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
35
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Lauderdale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 405
(54%)
1,899
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 290
(39%)
2,480
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(8%)
335
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, West Lauderdale Elementary School is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Lauderdale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) 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.

West Lauderdale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 754
2007 787
2008 800
2009 834
2010 801
2011 781
2012 811
2013 807
2014 743
2015 753

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.8
2007 18.6
2008 17.2
2009 18
2010 17.2
2011 17.8
2012 18
2013 16.9
2014 15.7
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34646739130435
2006 0.3342175066313
2007 0.36721728081321
2008 0.355
2009 0.34652278177458
2010 0.35081148564295
2011 0.38796414852753
2012 0.37977805178792
2013 0.40768277571252
2014 0.4306864064603
2015 0.46215139442231

Compare West Lauderdale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Lauderdale Elementary School
Meridian, MS
Public KG - 04 753 15.6:1  
West Lauderdale Middle School
Collinsville, MS
Public 05 - 08 672 17:1 4 miles
Northeast Lauderdale Middle School
Meridian, MS
Public 05 - 08 687 14.8:1 9 miles
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary
Meridian, MS
Public KG - 04 876 14.8:1 10 miles
West Hills Elementary School
Meridian, MS
Public PK - 05 514 17.6:1 11 miles
Poplar Springs Elementary School
Meridian, MS
Public PK - 05 501 15.7:1 11 miles
Lamar School
Meridian, MS
Private PK - 12 571 12:1 11 miles
Northwest Junior High School
Meridian, MS
Public 06 - 08 459 12.1:1 11 miles
Parkview Elementary School
Meridian, MS
Public PK - 05 514 18.1:1 12 miles
Magnolia Middle School
Meridian, MS
Public 06 - 08 311 10:1 12 miles
Calvary Christian School
Meridian, MS
Private KG - 12 100 7:1 13 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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