West Wortham Elementary School

West Wortham Elementary School serves 1,195 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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 School operates within the Harrison County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1195 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,195 students
West Wortham Elementary School Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % West Wortham Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
West Wortham Elementary School Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade West Wortham Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 16:1 16:1
West Wortham Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2014)
Hispanic
2%
3%
West Wortham Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
5%
49%
West Wortham Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
93%
45%
West Wortham Elementary School White Students (2000-2014)
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 School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
56%
65%
West Wortham Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
11%
7%
West Wortham Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Harrison County School District's student population of 14,168 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,058 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,858 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Harrison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
5
Number of Students Managed 14,168 2,273
Harrison County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $108 MM $20 MM
Harrison County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $105 MM $20 MM
Harrison County   School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,058 $9,638
Harrison County   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,858 $9,666
Harrison County   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Roger Amos Mcmurtry (4.8 miles away)
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  • GulfportRoger Amos Mcmurtry
    Grades: 6-12
    4.8 miles
    14426 James Bond Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)328-6000
    4.86-12n/a
  • GulfportLizana Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 509 students
    5.1 miles
    15341 Lizana School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-1592
    5.1KG-6509
  • Saucier Saucier Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 407 students
    5.4 miles
    24052 First St
    SaucierMS 39574
    (228)832-2440
    5.4KG-6407
  • GulfportHarrison Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1562 students
    5.6 miles
    15600 School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-2610
    5.69-121562
  • GulfportHarrison Co Vocational Complex High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    5.6 miles
    15600 School Rd
    GulfportMS 39503
    (228)832-6652
    5.610-12n/a

School Reviews

I recommend this school because it's great and the staffs are very good the teachers here are also very well and um they have the kids to have special ed classes well then 6th grade have been doing wonderfully they will get yours soon into place where they need to be ready for 7th grade next year the teacher are great you have mr. u Mrs. Murphy Mrs.Mitchell and Mrs. Pierce
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/14/16
Teachers are rude to both parents and students. They need to determine why they decided to teach to begin with.
- Posted by Parent, 03/30/09

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