20199 West Wortham Road
Saucier, MS 39574
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School serves 1,154 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 52% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School's student population of 1,154 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
1,154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Wortham Elementary And Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#61 out of 805 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
6%
48%
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White
84%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Wortham Elementary And Middle School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).

How many students attend West Wortham Elementary And Middle School?

1,154 students attend West Wortham Elementary And Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of West Wortham Elementary And Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of West Wortham Elementary And Middle School?

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does West Wortham Elementary And Middle School offer ?

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

What school district is West Wortham Elementary And Middle School part of?

West Wortham Elementary And Middle School is part of Harrison County School District.

School Reviews

5   4/14/2016
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
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Mirya
2   3/30/2009
Teachers are rude to both parents and students. They need to determine why they decided to teach to begin with.
- Posted by Parent - rberg

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 1,154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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