Susie B West Elementary School

161 Lewis Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Susie B West Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Susie B West 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 26% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Susie B West Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Susie B West Elementary School's student population of 421 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Susie B West 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 Susie B West Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#607 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
88%
48%
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White
11%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchez-Adams School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Susie B West Elementary School is Natchez High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vidalia Junior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vidalia Upper Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vidalia Vidalia Upper Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 386 students
    2.4 miles
    1 Concordia Avenue
    Vidalia, LA 71373
    (318) 336-6224
    2.4 3-5 386
  • Natchez Mc Laurin Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    2.5 miles
    170 Seargent S Prentiss Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2953
    2.5 PK-5 650
  • Natchez Natchez High School Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 603 students
    2.5 miles
    319 Seargent Prentiss Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 442-2385
    2.5 9-12 603
  • Vidalia Vidalia Junior High School Math: 49% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 340 students
    2.5 miles
    210 Gillespie Street
    Vidalia, LA 71373
    (318) 336-6227
    2.5 6-8 340
  • Natchez Career And Technology Center Vocational School

    2.8 miles
    315 Seargent Prentiss Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2902
    2.8 n/a n/a

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