School Details

West Lowndes Elementary School

1000 Gilmer Wilburn Rd, Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 244-5050
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 & ungraded 207 students 10 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

57%
63%
59%
54%
75%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lowndes Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
73%
59%
76%
89%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
93%
96%
89%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lowndes Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
79%
59%
82%
83%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
74%
81%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lowndes Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

West Lowndes Elementary School is a public elementary school in Columbus. 207 children attend West Lowndes Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 82% of the 207 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at West Lowndes Elementary School is 10:1. Charity Village Christian Daycare & Learning Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 97% 38%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 60%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Hispanic 0% 0.9%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 53%

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