Wayne Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,927 students in Wayne Co School Dist 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 Wayne Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wayne Co School Dist School District are Clara Elementary School, Buckatunna Elementary School and Beat Four Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wayne Co School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Wayne Co School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
2,927 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
216 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wayne Co School Dist 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 82% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#99 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayne Co School Dist  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 Wayne Co School Dist  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
82%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne Co School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.59
# American Indian Students
4 Students
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
72 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
1,595 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
55%
48%
# White Students
1,226 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
42%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
223
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
200
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
222
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
209
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
241
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
216
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
207
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
255
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
252
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
233
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
215
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
196
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
197
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
61
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,630 is higher than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,858 is higher than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$37 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wayne Co School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$38 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Wayne Co School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,630
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne Co School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,858
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne Co School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Wayne Co School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Clara Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
40 Clara School Rd
Clara, MS 39324
(601) 735-2065
Grades: K-8
| 455 students
Rank: #22.
Buckatunna Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11 Buckatunna Mt. Zion Rd.
Buckatunna, MS 39322
(601) 648-2501
Grades: K-8
| 388 students
Rank: #33.
Beat Four Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5090 Hwy. 84
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-2124
Grades: K-8
| 383 students
Rank: #44.
Wayne County High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1325 Azalea Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-2851
Grades: 9-12
| 850 students
Rank: #55.
Wayne Central Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1022 Azalea Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-2205
Grades: K-8
| 424 students
Rank: #66.
Waynesboro Riverview Ele School
Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Wayne Street
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-3159
Grades: K-8
| 427 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wayne Co Career & Technical
Vocational School
800 Collins Street
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-5036
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Wayne County Alternative School
Alternative School
1325 Azalea Dr
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(601) 735-2851
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Wayne Co School Dist School District
  • 810 Chickasawhay Street, Waynesboro, MS, 39367
  • (601) 735-4871
  • wayne.k12.ms.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,927 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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