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West Lauderdale Elementary School

Traditional Public School

10350 Highway 495

Meridian, MS 39305

601-737-2279

Overview

West Lauderdale Elementary School serves 597 students in grades K-4. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,895.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

SpecialPreK

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,895/Child

Demographics

West Lauderdale Elementary School serves 597 students. This high-poverty school body is 80.74% White and 14.74% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 42
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 98%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 597

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 10
  •       K: 97
  •       1: 145
  •       2: 107
  •       3: 111
  •       4: 124
  •       Other: 3

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 15%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 81%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 434
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 88%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 22
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 5,680

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 28
  •       K: 383
  •       Special K: 14
  •       Special Elementary: 20
  •       1: 402
  •       2: 378
  •       3: 388
  •       4: 390
  •       5: 402
  •       6: 421
  •       7: 462
  •       8: 499
  •       9: 454
  •       10: 520
  •       11: 452
  •       12: 436
  •       Special Secondary: 39
  •       Other: -8

Community

Lauderdale County

Total Population: 74,125

  •       Males: 35,903
  •       Females: 38,222

Growth: -7.65%
Number of Households: 31,090
Median Income: $44,821

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 19,673 20,045 39,718 -11%
Black or African American 15,445 17,311 32,756 -5%
Asian-American 267 291 558 -7%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 18 18 36 -16%
Native American and Alaska Native 112 146 258 16%
Hispanic American 883 810 1,693 17%
Two or more races 388 411 799 39%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 41.6%
English Proficiency: 50.2%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

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

Funding

West Lauderdale Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,895.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,895

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,289

Federal

Per-student Spending: $129

Overall Rating

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