Waveland Elementary School

1101 St Joseph Street
Waveland, MS 39576
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Waveland Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Waveland Elementary School's student population of 459 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Waveland Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
20%
47%
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White
67%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Waveland Elementary School often compared to?
Waveland Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like North Bay Elementary School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Waveland Elementary School?
459 students attend Waveland Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Waveland Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waveland Elementary School?
Waveland Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waveland Elementary School offer ?
Waveland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2
What school district is Waveland Elementary School part of?
Waveland Elementary School is part of Bay St Louis Waveland School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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