West Wortham Elementary And Middle School

  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School serves 1,234 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School's student population of 1,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,234 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Wortham Elementary And Middle School is 0.19, 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#33 out of 825 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Wortham Elementary And Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
5%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Wortham Elementary And Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
90%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Wortham Elementary And Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.190.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Wortham Elementary And Middle 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 NameHarrison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I recommend this school because it's great and the staffs are very good the teachers here are also very well and um they have the kids to have special ed classes well then 6th grade have been doing wonderfully they will get yours soon into place where they need to be ready for 7th grade next year the teacher are great you have mr. u Mrs. Murphy Mrs.Mitchell and Mrs. Pierce
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Teachers are rude to both parents and students. They need to determine why they decided to teach to begin with.
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