Ward-stewart Elementary School (Closed 2016)

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 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students711 students
This chart display total students of Ward-stewart Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ward-stewart Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ward-stewart Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
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)
(14-15)
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 2017-18 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
4%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
64%
48%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
30%
44%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.500.58
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
69%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ward-stewart Elementary School is Starkville High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Armstrong Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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