West Kemper Elementary School

364 John C Stennis Ave
De Kalb, MS 39328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Kemper Elementary School serves 405 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West Kemper 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 23% (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 21% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 Kemper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

West Kemper Elementary School's student population of 405 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

West Kemper 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 Kemper Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#661 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of West Kemper Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Kemper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
97%
48%
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White
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West Kemper Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Kemper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Kemper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKemper County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Kemper Elementary School is Kemper County High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Kemper Attendance Center (11.9 miles away)
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