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Wesson Attendance Center

Traditional Public School

1048 Grove Street

Wesson, MS 39191

601-643-2221

Overview

Wesson Attendance Center serves 889 students in grades K-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,728.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,728/Child

Demographics

Wesson Attendance Center serves 889 students. This high-poverty school body is 77.84% White and 16.09% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 57
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 95%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 889

By Grade:

  •       K: 61
  •       1: 52
  •       2: 55
  •       3: 62
  •       4: 80
  •       5: 63
  •       6: 73
  •       7: 82
  •       8: 81
  •       9: 79
  •       10: 71
  •       11: 75
  •       12: 64
  •       Other: -9

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 16%
  •       Hispanic: 4%
  •       White: 78%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 145
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 11
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,275

By Grade:

  •       K: 157
  •       Special Elementary: 18
  •       1: 159
  •       2: 158
  •       3: 165
  •       4: 173
  •       5: 161
  •       6: 175
  •       7: 202
  •       8: 210
  •       9: 191
  •       10: 168
  •       11: 177
  •       12: 158
  •       Special Secondary: 10
  •       Other: -7

Community

Copiah County

Total Population: 28,065

  •       Males: 13,466
  •       Females: 14,599

Growth: -4.70%
Number of Households: 10,708
Median Income: $41,476

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 6,352 6,652 13,004 -7%
Black or African American 6,871 7,702 14,573 -3%
Asian-American 56 49 105 17%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 5 5 25%
Native American and Alaska Native 41 37 78 30%
Hispanic American 504 430 934 21%
Two or more races 146 154 300 35%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 92.30%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 78%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 52%

ACT

Composite Average: 19.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 68 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 20.8
Mathematics: 18.5
Reading: 20.1
Science: 19.5

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 59.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 41.1%
English Proficiency: 38.7%
Science Proficiency: 56.9%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 721
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Wesson Attendance Center is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,728.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,728

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,984

Federal

Per-student Spending: $634

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