West Wortham Elementary and Middle School



West Wortham Elementary and Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 108
2 99
3 122
4 114
5 103
6 87
7 251
8 262
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School is a public elementary school located in Saucier, MS in the Harrison County School District. It enrolls 1,233 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Wortham Elementary and Middle School is the 5th largest public school in Mississippi and the 421st largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,233
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.35

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West Wortham Elementary and Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 628
(51%)
5,054
(52%)
 Female 605
(49%)
4,672
(48%)

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,120
(91%)
5,701
(59%)
 Black 77
(6%)
3,048
(31%)
 Hispanic 22
(2%)
478
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
160
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
295
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 699
(57%)
6,672
(69%)
 Not Eligible 439
(36%)
2,265
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(8%)
703
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, West Wortham Elementary and Middle School is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Wortham Elementary and Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) is 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 Wortham Elementary and Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1134
2006 1227
2007 1236
2008 1278
2009 1269
2010 1174
2011 1170
2012 1207
2013 1195
2014 1212
2015 1233

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 18.7
2007 18.6
2008 18.1
2009 17.4
2010 17.1
2011 16.5
2012 16.8
2013 16.5
2014 16.7
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.831569664903
2006 0.60146699266504
2007 0.58818770226537
2008 0.61971830985915
2009 0.67060677698976
2010 0.69505962521295
2011 0.67692307692308
2012 0.67108533554267
2013 0.67949790794979
2014 0.66914191419142
2015 0.64395782643958

Compare West Wortham Elementary and Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.4%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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West Wortham Elementary and Middle School
Saucier, MS
Public KG - 08 1,233 17:1  
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Public KG - 03 654 18.8:1 10 miles
Crossroads Elementary School
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Public KG - 06 597 17.7:1 11 miles
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Public KG - 06 680 16.9:1 11 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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