West Elementary School

127 Sturgis Maben Road
Sturgis, MS 39769
  • West Elementary School serves 159 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • West Elementary School's student population of 159 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students159 students
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of West Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • West Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#381 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
35%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Hispanic
2%
4%
Black
68%
49%
White
30%
43%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.450.58
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
70%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Cons Sd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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