Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School

200-c Dr. Martin Luther King D
Starkville, MS 39759
  • Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School serves 1,182 students in grades 2-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School's student population of 1,182 students has grown by 74% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 68% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-4
Total Students1,182 students
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#282 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.450.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Cons Sd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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