Waynesboro Elementary School

1022 Azalea Dr,

Waynesboro, MS, 39367-2504

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

709 students

Waynesboro Elementary School serves 709 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% 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 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 709 students
Waynesboro Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Waynesboro Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Waynesboro Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 27:1 16:1
Waynesboro Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
3%
Waynesboro Elementary School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
75%
50%
Waynesboro Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
22%
45%
Waynesboro Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waynesboro Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Waynesboro Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.31
Waynesboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
86%
64%
Waynesboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Waynesboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,617 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 3,617 2,063
Wayne County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $21 MM
Wayne County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $20 MM
Wayne County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,029 $9,999
Wayne County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,173 $9,596
Wayne County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Waynesboro Wayne Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    800 Collins St
    Waynesboro , MS , 39367
    (601)735-5036
    Vocational School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Waynesboro Wayne County Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    Waynesboro , MS , 39367
    (601)735-2851
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Waynesboro Wayne County High School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    Waynesboro , MS , 39367
    (601)735-2851
    0.4  mi  |  1023  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Middle School
    155 Wayne St
    Waynesboro , MS , 39367
    (601)735-3159
    1.4  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Waynesboro Clara Elementary School
    40 Clara School Rd
    Waynesboro , MS , 39367
    (601)735-2065
    7.7  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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