School Details

West Lowndes Elementary School

Traditional Public School

1000 Gilmer Wilburn Road

Columbus, MS 39701

662-244-5050

Overview

West Lowndes Elementary School serves 232 students in grades PreK-6. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $11,978.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,978/Child

Demographics

West Lowndes Elementary School serves 232 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 95.69% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 24
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Experienced: 91%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 232

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 16
  •       K: 29
  •       1: 24
  •       2: 43
  •       3: 26
  •       4: 30
  •       5: 33
  •       6: 31

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 96%
  •       Other: 4%

District

Teachers
Total: 377
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 20
Experienced: 95%

Students
Total Enrollment: 5,173

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 113
  •       K: 344
  •       Special Elementary: 45
  •       1: 363
  •       2: 351
  •       3: 372
  •       4: 354
  •       5: 389
  •       6: 382
  •       7: 466
  •       8: 419
  •       9: 435
  •       10: 407
  •       11: 366
  •       12: 341
  •       Special Secondary: 26

Community

Lowndes County

Total Population: 58,595

  •       Males: 27,911
  •       Females: 30,684

Growth: -1.98%
Number of Households: 23,487
Median Income: $47,860

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 15,320 15,607 30,927 -5%
Black or African American 11,920 14,305 26,225 1%
Asian-American 269 331 600 45%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 17 20 37 19%
Native American and Alaska Native 69 97 166 36%
Hispanic American 674 542 1,216 33%
Two or more races 316 324 640 10%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 26.6%
English Proficiency: 24.3%
Science Proficiency: 31%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

West Lowndes Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,978.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,978

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,997

Federal

Per-student Spending: $228

Overall Rating

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