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West Lowndes High School

Traditional Public School

644 South Frontage Road

Columbus, MS 39701

662-244-5070

Overview

West Lowndes High School serves 264 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $14,421.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$14,421/Child

Demographics

West Lowndes High School serves 264 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.48% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 28
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 264

By Grade:

  •       7: 42
  •       8: 45
  •       9: 37
  •       10: 52
  •       11: 42
  •       12: 39
  •       Other: 7

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 98%
  •       Other: 2%

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

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 92.85%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 60%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 59%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.4 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 36 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.1
Mathematics: 15.3
Reading: 14.7
Science: 15.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 23.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 22.7%
English Proficiency: 13.7%
Science Proficiency: 27.3%

Discipline

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

Funding

West Lowndes High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $14,421.

Total

Per-student Spending: $14,421

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $13,548

Federal

Per-student Spending: $228

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