Weddington Elementary School

668 Sampson Road
Greenville, MS 38701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Weddington Elementary School serves 385 students in grades 1-5.
Weddington 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 29% (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 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Weddington Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Weddington Elementary School's student population of 385 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Weddington 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 Weddington Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#543 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
98%
48%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Weddington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Weddington Elementary School is Greenville High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Coleman Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Armstrong Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Armstrong Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 160 students
    1.0 miles
    528 Redbud Street
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662) 334-7121
    1 1-5 160
  • Greenville Mc Bride Pre-k Academy
    Grades: PK | 184 students
    1.2 miles
    438 N. Poplar Street
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662) 334-7136
    1.2 PK 184
  • Greenville Coleman Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 473 students
    1.4 miles
    400 Dr. Martin Luther King Blv
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662) 334-7036
    1.4 6-8 473
  • Greenville Stern Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 330 students
    1.9 miles
    522 Mcallister Street
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662) 334-7131
    1.9 1-5 330
  • Greenville Webb Preparatory School
    Grades: K | 393 students
    2.1 miles
    600 S. Harvey Street
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662) 334-7146
    2.1 K 393

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