Waynesboro Elementary School

  • Waynesboro Elementary School serves 663 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Waynesboro Elementary School operates within the Wayne County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 663 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 663 students
Waynesboro Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waynesboro Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Waynesboro Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Waynesboro Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Waynesboro Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
3%
3%
Waynesboro Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
80%
49%
Waynesboro Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
17%
46%
Waynesboro Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Waynesboro Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.32
Waynesboro Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Waynesboro Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Waynesboro Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Wayne County School District's student population of 3,367 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,948 is higher than the state average of $9,451. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,225 is less than the state average of $9,432. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Wayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,367 2,139
Wayne County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $46 MM $20 MM
Wayne County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $33 MM $20 MM
Wayne County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,948 $9,451
Wayne County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,225 $9,432
Wayne County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaynesboroWayne Co Vocational Complex High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    800 Collins Street
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-5036
    0.19-12n/a
  • WaynesboroWayne County Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    0.1 miles
    1325 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-2851
    0.15-12n/a
  • WaynesboroWayne County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1003 students
    0.4 miles
    1325 Azalea Drive
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-2851
    0.49-121003
  • WaynesboroWaynesboro Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 470 students
    1.4 miles
    155 Wayne Street
    WaynesboroMS 39367
    (601)735-3159
    1.45-8470
  • ClaraClara Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 445 students
    7.7 miles
    P. O. Box 90
    ClaraMS 39324
    (601)735-2065
    7.7KG-8445

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
March 24, 2017
Is there a real relationship between expensive houses and better public schools? A new report sheds light on the connection between property value and school quality.
March 24, 2017
We report on the newest rankings by U.S. News that provide a snapshot into the success of various public schools across the country. Which school tops the list?
March 24, 2017
We look at recent reports that the additional police presence in schools across the country has also resulted in a higher number of students introduced to the court system.