West Lauderdale Elementary School

10350 Highway 495
Meridian, MS 39305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
West Lauderdale Elementary School serves 672 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
West Lauderdale Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Lauderdale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

West Lauderdale Elementary School's student population of 672 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

West Lauderdale Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of West Lauderdale Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#181 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
14%
47%
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White
81%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Lauderdale Elementary School's ranking?
West Lauderdale Elementary School is ranked #181 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are West Lauderdale Elementary School often compared to?
West Lauderdale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Clarkdale Elementary School, Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School, Poplar Springs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend West Lauderdale Elementary School?
672 students attend West Lauderdale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of West Lauderdale Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Lauderdale Elementary School?
West Lauderdale Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Lauderdale Elementary School offer ?
West Lauderdale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is West Lauderdale Elementary School part of?
West Lauderdale Elementary School is part of Lauderdale Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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