West Wortham Elementary And Middle School

  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School serves 1,212 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School operates within the Harrison County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students1,212 students
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeWest Wortham Elementary And Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School American Indian Students (2006-2011)
Hispanic
2%
3%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
6%
49%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
92%
46%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School White Students (1999-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Wortham Elementary And Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.150.55
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
67%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Harrison County School District's student population of 13,781 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,664 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,474 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District NameHarrison County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
5
Number of Students Managed13,7812,139
Harrison County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$108 MM$20 MM
Harrison County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$105 MM$20 MM
Harrison County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,664$9,638
Harrison County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,474$9,666
Harrison County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 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
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2  3/30/2009
Teachers are rude to both parents and students. They need to determine why they decided to teach to begin with.
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