Ward-stewart Elementary School (Closed 2017)

200-c Dr. Martin Luther King D
Starkville, MS 39759
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Ward-stewart Elementary School served 711 students in grades 3-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 31% (which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 27%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 28% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 70% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students711 students
This chart display total students of Ward-stewart Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ward-stewart Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ward-stewart Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ward-stewart Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ward-stewart Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ward-stewart Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.500.31
This chart display the diversity score of Ward-stewart Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ward-stewart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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