School Details

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School

Traditional Public School

20199 West Wortham Road

Saucier, MS 39574

228-831-1276

Overview

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School serves 1154 students in grades K-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $7,933.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,933/Child

Demographics

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School serves 1154 students. This high-poverty school body is 84.49% White and 6.59% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 78
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,154

By Grade:

  •       K: 94
  •       1: 105
  •       2: 87
  •       3: 80
  •       4: 99
  •       5: 88
  •       6: 109
  •       7: 265
  •       8: 227

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 7%
  •       Hispanic: 4%
  •       White: 84%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 886
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 50
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 13,666

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 46
  •       K: 951
  •       1: 992
  •       2: 1054
  •       3: 1033
  •       4: 1081
  •       5: 1109
  •       6: 1211
  •       7: 1201
  •       8: 1170
  •       9: 1074
  •       10: 1041
  •       11: 857
  •       12: 836
  •       Other: 10

Community

Harrison County

Total Population: 208,080

  •       Males: 101,683
  •       Females: 106,397

Growth: 11.21%
Number of Households: 69,384
Median Income: $47,505

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 70,129 71,036 141,165 5%
Black or African American 25,288 28,656 53,944 29%
Asian-American 2,689 3,314 6,003 11%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 124 94 218 -27%
Native American and Alaska Native 506 503 1,009 -4%
Hispanic American 6,019 5,581 11,600 17%
Two or more races 2947 2794 5,741 31%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 59.8%
English Proficiency: 52.5%
Science Proficiency: 65.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 816
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

West Wortham Elementary and Middle School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,933.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,933

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,096

Federal

Per-student Spending: $529

Overall Rating

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