Wesley Ray Elementary School

Wesley Ray Elementary School serves 355 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the LA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Wesley Ray Elementary School operates within the Washington Parish School District.

School Overview

The student population of 355 students has grown by 82% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 355 students
Wesley Ray Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wesley Ray Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Wesley Ray Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wesley Ray Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Wesley Ray Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
61%
44%
Wesley Ray Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
39%
46%
Wesley Ray Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wesley Ray Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA 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.
0.48 0.35
Wesley Ray Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
98%
60%
Wesley Ray Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
7%
Wesley Ray Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,355 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,692 is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,383 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Washington Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
5
Number of Students Managed 5,355 2,019
Washington Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $30 MM
Washington Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $55 MM $31 MM
Washington Parish School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,692 $13,503
Washington Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,383 $14,322
Washington Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Rayburn Correctional Institute High School (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Varnado High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Varnado High School (5.3 miles away)
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    TylertownMS 39667
    (601)876-3985
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