Walthall County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,864 students in Walthall County School District. Walthall County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Walthall County School District are Salem Attendance Center, Tylertown Elementary School and Dexter Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Walthall County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameWalthall County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wcsd.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601) 876-3401
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools6 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students1,864 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers116 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

Walthall County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walthall County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walthall County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walthall County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walthall County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.510.58
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students2 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students36 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students1,152 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
62%
48%
# of White Students634 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
34%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students36 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:14636,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:15436,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:13936,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14338,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:14239,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:15339,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:15835,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:13136,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:13735,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:12635,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:14234,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:11832,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:12631,047
# of Ungraded Students:497,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,475 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,391 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$20 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Walthall County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$18 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Walthall County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,475$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Walthall County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,391$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Walthall County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Walthall County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Salem Attendance Center Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    881 Highway 27 North
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-2580

    Grades: K-12 | 462 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tylertown Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    705 Broad Street
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-3350

    Grades: 3-6 | 425 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Dexter Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    927 Highway 48 East
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-3985

    Grades: K-6 | 61 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Tylertown High School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    204 High School Road
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-3370

    Grades: 7-12 | 608 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.813 Ball Avenue
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-2149

    Grades: K-2 | 308 students
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Walthall County Career And Technical Center Vocational School
    803 Ball Avenue
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 222-1500

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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