East Side Elementary School

East Side Elementary School serves 379 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
East Side Elementary School operates within the West Point School District.

Overview

The student population of 379 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 379 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 19:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
3%
Black
72%
50%
White
27%
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.
0.41 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.
79%
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 3,384 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name West Point School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,384 2,147
District Total Revenue $29 MM $21 MM
District Spending $31 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,631 $9,999
District Spending / Student $9,080 $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 West Point Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Point Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West PointCentral School
    634 East Westbrook St
    West PointMS 39773
    (662)495-2418
    0.2 mi | 486 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • West PointWest Point Learning Center
    Alternative School
    1399 Hwy 45 Alt North
    West PointMS 39773
    (662)494-5967
    Alternative School

    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • West PointFifth Street School
    620 Fifth St
    West PointMS 39773
    (662)494-2191
    0.6 mi | 520 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • West PointWest Point High School
    950 Eshman Ave
    West PointMS 39773
    (662)494-5083
    0.9 mi | 975 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • West PointChurch Hill Elementary School
    400 Church Hill Rd
    West PointMS 39773
    (662)494-5900
    1.2 mi | 500 students | Gr. 1-2                      

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