Walthall County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,864 students in Walthall County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Walthall County School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Walthall County School District are Salem Attendance Center, Tylertown Elementary School and Tylertown High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Walthall County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked 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 Name
Walthall County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,067 Schools
# Students
1,864 Students
480,606 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Walthall County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walthall County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walthall County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.58
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
36 Students
17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
1,152 Students
232,056 Students
% Black Students
62%
48%
# White Students
634 Students
211,366 Students
% White Students
34%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
5,730
# Students in K Grade:
146
36,253
# Students in 1st Grade:
154
36,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
139
36,610
# Students in 3rd Grade:
143
38,135
# Students in 4th Grade:
142
39,071
# Students in 5th Grade:
153
39,005
# Students in 6th Grade:
158
35,974
# Students in 7th Grade:
131
36,060
# Students in 8th Grade:
137
35,800
# Students in 9th Grade:
126
35,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
142
34,503
# Students in 11th Grade:
118
32,346
# Students in 12th Grade:
126
31,047
# Ungraded Students:
49
7,621

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,249 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,559. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,284 is less than the state median of $10,908. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$19 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$17 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,249
$11,559
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,284
$10,908
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Walthall County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Salem Attendance Center
Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
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: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
705 Broad Street
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-3350
Grades: 3-6
| 425 students
Rank: #33.
Tylertown High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
204 High School Road
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-3370
Grades: 7-12
| 608 students
Rank: #44.
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
813 Ball Avenue
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-2149
Grades: K-2
| 308 students
Walthall County Career And Technical Center
Vocational School
803 Ball Avenue
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 222-1500
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Walthall County School District
  • 814A Morse Avenue, Tylertown, MS, 39667
  • (601) 876-3401
  • wcsd.k12.ms.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,864 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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