Witherspoon Elementary School (Closed 2015)

  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 54%.
  • Witherspoon Elementary School operated within the Meridian Public School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students n/a
Witherspoon Elementary School Total Students (1989-2009)
Gender % Witherspoon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Witherspoon Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)

School Comparison

This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 16:1
Witherspoon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2008)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Witherspoon Elementary School Black Students (2002-2009)
Black
n/a
49%
Witherspoon Elementary School Black Students (1989-2009)
White
n/a
46%
Witherspoon Elementary School White Students (1989-2009)
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.
n/a 0.32
Witherspoon Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2015)
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.
n/a
67%
Witherspoon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2009)
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.
n/a
7%
Witherspoon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

School District Name Meridian Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
5
Number of Students Managed 5,905 2,139
Meridian Public School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $20 MM
Meridian Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
Meridian Public School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,517 $9,526
Meridian Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,154 $9,407
Meridian Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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