West Tallahatchie School District

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The West Tallahatchie School District (WTSD) is a public school district with its headquarters in the Charles M. George Facility for Educational Services in Webb, Mississippi (USA).

In addition to Webb, the district serves also serves the communities of Tutwiler, Sumner, and Glendora.

Schools[edit]

R.H. Bearden Elementary School is located in Sumner and houses Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grades.[1] West Tallahatchie High School (nicknamed "West Tally") is located in Webb and is attended by students from grade seven through twelve.[2] As of 2006, about 95% of the high school's students lived in low income households.[3] The North Delta Alternative School in Sumner is the district's alternative school for students who have disciplinary issues.[4]

Demographics[edit]

2007-08 school year[edit]

There were a total of 947 students enrolled in the West Tallahatchie School District during the 2007-2008 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 53% female and 47% male. The racial makeup of the district was 99.89% African American and 0.11% Hispanic.[5]

Previous school years[edit]

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2006-07[5] 1,032 53% 47% 99.90% 0.10%
2005-06[5] 1,034 51% 49% 99.10% 0.10%
2004-05[5] 1,145 52% 48% 0.09% 99.30% 0.09% 0.52%
2003-04[5] 1,152 51% 49% 0.17% 99.48% 0.17% 0.17%
2002-03[6] 1,208 51% 49% 0.17% 99.25% 0.17% 0.41%

Accountability statistics[edit]

2007-08[7] 2006-07[8] 2005-06[9] 2004-05[10] 2003-04[11] 2002-03[12]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools No School
Performance
Classifications
Assigned
0 0 0 0 0
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 1 1 0 0 0
Level 2 (Under Performing) Schools 1 1 2 1 2
Level 1 (Low Performing) Schools 0 0 0 1 0
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0

Headquarters[edit]

The Charles M. George Facility for Educational Services, the headquarters of WTSD in Webb, was dedicated on July 23, 1995. Charles M. George, the headquarters' namesake, was a principal and a superintendent of the district.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to R.H. Bearden Elementary School." West Tallahatchie School District. Retrieved on October 15, 2010.
  2. ^ "West Tally Home Page." West Tallahatchie School District. Retrieved on October 15, 2010.
  3. ^ Joyner, Chris. "Poverty." The Clarion Ledger. February 12, 2006. Main A1. Retrieved on October 17, 2010. "About 95 percent of West Tallahatchie High's students come from lowincome households[...]"
  4. ^ "Welcome to North Delta Alternative School." West Tallahatchie School District. Retrieved on October 15, 2010.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  6. ^ "Mississippi Report Card for 2002-2003" (PDF). Office of Educational Accountability, Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-02. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  7. ^ "2008 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  8. ^ "2007 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-09-13. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  9. ^ "2006 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Retrieved 2007-06-24. 
  10. ^ "2005 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Retrieved 2007-06-24. 
  11. ^ "2004 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Retrieved 2007-06-24. 
  12. ^ "2003 Results" (XLS). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Retrieved 2007-06-24. 
  13. ^ "District Office." West Tallahatchie School District. Retrieved on October 15, 2010.

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