Wesson Attendance Center



Wesson Attendance Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wesson Attendance Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 73
2 87
3 82
4 72
5 72
6 86
7 77
8 77
9 78
10 82
11 90
12 57
UG 6

Wesson Attendance Center is a public high school of the Copiah County School District located in Wesson, MS. It has 1,020 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Wesson Attendance Center is the 45th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,843rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,020
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.64

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Wesson Attendance Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 529
(52%)
748
(52%)
 Female 491
(48%)
704
(48%)

Wesson Attendance Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 793
(78%)
849
(58%)
 Black 187
(18%)
552
(38%)
 Hispanic 35
(3%)
45
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wesson Attendance Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,020
(100%)
1,452
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wesson Attendance Center is ranked 12th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wesson Attendance Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Wesson Attendance Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1080
2006 1036
2007 1067
2008 1109
2009 1122
2010 1109
2011 1096
2012 1114
2013 1091
2014 1052
2015 1020

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 18.5
2007 17.8
2008 19.3
2009 19.8
2010 19.3
2011 18.9
2012 18.9
2013 18.1
2014 17.7
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43888888888889
2006 0.496138996139
2007 0.52764761012184
2008 0.54373309287647
2009 0.61408199643494
2010 0.61045987376014
2011 0.61952554744526
2012 0.62118491921005
2013 0.64711274060495
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Wesson Attendance Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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Public KG - 12 1,020 17.1:1  
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