Witherspoon Elementary School (Closed 2010)

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students (08-09)303 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Witherspoon Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Witherspoon Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
American Indian (08-09)
n/a
1%
Asian (08-09)
n/a
1%
Hispanic (08-09)
1%
2%
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Black (08-09)
98%
50%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Witherspoon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White (08-09)
1%
46%
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Hawaiian (08-09)
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n/a
Two or more races (08-09)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Witherspoon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (08-09)
93%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Witherspoon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Witherspoon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMeridian School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Witherspoon Elementary School is Meridian High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Magnolia Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Meridian Magnolia Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 306 students
    0.8 miles
    1350 24th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-4064
    0.8 6-8 306
  • Meridian Parkview Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    0.9 miles
    1225 26th Street
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 484-3616
    0.9 PK-5 486
  • Meridian Marion Park Complex Alternative School

    1.2 miles
    2815 25th St.
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 484-5166
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Meridian Ross Collins Vocational Center Vocational School

    1.2 miles
    2640 24th Ave
    Meridian, MS 39302
    (601) 483-3331
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Meridian Crestwood Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 335 students
    1.3 miles
    730 Crestwood Dr.
    Meridian, MS 39301
    (601) 482-0395
    1.3 PK-5 335
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