West Marion Elementary School

2 West Marion Street
Foxworth, MS 39483
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
West Marion Elementary School serves 307 students in grades 4-6.
West Marion Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (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 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

West Marion Elementary School's student population of 307 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-6
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

West Marion Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Marion Elementary School is 0.43, 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
#331 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
27%
48%
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White
71%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.430.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Marion Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion 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 Marion Elementary School is West Marion High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Marion Primary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Foxworth West Marion High School Math: 42% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 613 students
    0.0 miles
    2 West Marion Street
    Foxworth, MS 39483
    (601) 736-6381
    0 7-12 613
  • Foxworth West Marion Primary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 396 students
    0.6 miles
    20 Cedar Street
    Foxworth, MS 39483
    (601) 736-3713
    0.6 K-3 396
  • Columbia Columbia Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 414 students
    2.9 miles
    401 Mary Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-2362
    2.9 3-5 414
  • Columbia Columbia Primary School
    Grades: K-3 | 425 students
    3.2 miles
    913 West Avenue
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-2216
    3.2 K-3 425
  • Columbia Jefferson Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 373 students
    3.4 miles
    611 Owens Street
    Columbia, MS 39429
    (601) 736-2786
    3.4 6-8 373

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