Witherspoon Elementary School (Closed 2014)

1516 12th Ave

Meridian, MS 39301-4353

Grades PK-5
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 55%.
Witherspoon Elementary School operated within the Meridian Public School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students n/a
Witherspoon Elementary School Total Students (1989-2009)
Gender % Witherspoon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Witherspoon Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)

School Comparison

This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Witherspoon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
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.
n/a 0.31
Witherspoon Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
n/a
65%
Witherspoon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2009)
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%
Witherspoon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Meridian Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 6,166 2,273
Meridian Public   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $20 MM
Meridian Public   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $65 MM $20 MM
Meridian Public   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,686 $9,638
Meridian Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,165 $9,666
Meridian Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2009 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Marion Park Complex (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Magnolia Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkview Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MeridianMagnolia Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 380 students
    0.8 miles
    1350 24th St
    MeridianMS 39305
    (601)484-4064
    0.86-8380
  • MeridianParkview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    0.9 miles
    1225 26th St
    MeridianMS 39305
    (601)484-3616
    0.9PK-5607
  • MeridianMarion Park ComplexAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12
    1.2 miles
    2815 25th St
    MeridianMS 39301
    (601)484-5166
    1.2KG-12n/a
  • MeridianRoss Collins Vocational CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    2640 24th Ave
    MeridianMS 39305
    (601)483-3331
    1.29-12n/a
  • MeridianCrestwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    1.3 miles
    730 Crestwood Dr
    MeridianMS 39301
    (601)482-0395
    1.3PK-5405
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