West Wortham Elementary And Middle School

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School serves 1,207 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School operates within the Harrison County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1207 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,207 students
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Total Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
Hispanic
1%
3%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
6%
50%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
93%
45%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School White Students (1999-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Wortham Elementary And Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.31
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Diversity Score (1999-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
64%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
8%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,037 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,364 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,148 is higher than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 73% over four years.
School District Name Harrison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
5
Number of Students Managed 14,037 2,147
Harrison County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $111 MM $21 MM
Harrison County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $147 MM $20 MM
Harrison County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,364 $9,999
Harrison County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,148 $9,596
Harrison County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GulfportRoger Amos Mcmurtry School
    14426 James Bond Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)328-6000
    4.8 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 45 students                      
  • GulfportLizana Elementary School
    15341 Lizana School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-1592
    5.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 486 students                      
  • Saucier Saucier Elementary School
    24052 First St
    SaucierMS 39574
    (228)832-2440
    5.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 430 students                      
  • GulfportHarrison Central High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    15600 School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-2610
    5.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1547 students                      
  • GulfportHarrison Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    15600 School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-6652
    Vocational School

    5.6 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      

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