West Hills Elementary School

4100 32nd Street
Meridian, MS 39307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
West Hills Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Hills 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 22% (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 24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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

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

School Overview

West Hills Elementary School's student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

West Hills 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 West Hills Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#623 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
96%
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
0.080.58
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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 West Hills 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 NameMeridian School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Hills Elementary School is Meridian High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northwest Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian Northwest Junior High School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 461 students
    0.1 miles
    4400 32nd Street
    Meridian, MS 39307
    (601) 484-4099
    0.1 6-8 461
  • Meridian Marion Park Complex Alternative School

    0.9 miles
    2815 25th St.
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 484-5166
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Meridian Meridian High School Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,435 student
    1.0 miles
    2320 32nd Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 485-3848
    1 9-12 1,435
  • Meridian Ross Collins Vocational Center Vocational School

    1.0 miles
    2640 24th Ave
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 483-3331
    1 n/a n/a
  • Meridian Poplar Springs Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    1.1 miles
    4101 27th Avenue
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-4455
    1.1 PK-5 473

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