4051 15th Street
Gulfport, MS 39501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
West Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
364 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

West Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Elementary School is 0.45, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#329 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
72%
48%
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White
17%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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