Waynesboro Elementary School

Tel: (601)735-2205
Grades: KG-4

710 students

Waynesboro Elementary School serves 710 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Waynesboro Elementary School operates within the Wayne County School District.

Overview

The student population of 710 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 710 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more 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
Hispanic
2%
3%
Black
77%
50%
White
21%
45%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.37 0.31
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.
88%
64%
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.
4%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,587 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,587 2,147
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
District Spending $31 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,029 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,173 $9,596
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 Wayne Co Vocational Complex High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wayne County Alternative School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wayne County Alternative School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WaynesboroWayne Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    800 Collins St
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-5036
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaynesboroWayne County Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-2851
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • WaynesboroWayne County High School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-2851
    0.4 mi | 1020 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro Middle School
    155 Wayne St
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-3159
    1.4 mi | 499 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • WaynesboroClara Elementary School
    40 Clara School Rd
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-2065
    7.7 mi | 461 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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