Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School

200-c Dr. Martin Luther King D
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School serves 1,168 students in grades 2-4.
Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School's student population of 1,168 students has grown by 72% over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-4
Total Students1,168 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#417 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
68%
48%
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White
27%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.470.58
This chart display the diversity score of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School is Starkville High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Armstrong Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sudduth Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Starkville East Alternative Alternative School

    0.4 miles
    2926 Sixteenth Section Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 323-1462
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Starkville Sudduth Elementary School
    Grades: K-1 | 806 students
    0.6 miles
    101 Greenfield Drive
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4150
    0.6 K-1 806
  • Starkville Armstrong Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,204 student
    0.9 miles
    303 Mckee Street
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4070
    0.9 6-8 1,204
  • Starkville Starkville High School Math: 19% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,428 student
    1.1 miles
    603 Yellowjacket Drive
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4130
    1.1 9-12 1,428
  • Starkville Millsaps Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    1.2 miles
    803 Louisville Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4170
    1.2 n/a n/a

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