Bassfield High School

Bassfield High School serves 317 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Bassfield High School operates within the Jefferson Davis County School District.
Jefferson Davis County School District's 49% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 317 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 317 students
Bassfield High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bassfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bassfield High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Bassfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Bassfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Bassfield High School Black Students (2012-2014)
Black
83%
49%
Bassfield High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
15%
45%
Bassfield High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.31
Bassfield High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
65%
Bassfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Bassfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

Jefferson Davis County School District's student population of 1,569 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 62% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,264 is higher than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,286 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 24% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Davis County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 1,569 2,273
Jefferson Davis County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 49% 64%
Jefferson Davis County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Davis County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $16 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Davis County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,264 $9,638
Jefferson Davis County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,286 $9,666
Jefferson Davis County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Jeff Davis Co Vocational Technical Center (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prentiss Senior High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carver Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • CarsonJeff Davis Co Vocational Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    3.4 miles
    Hwy 42
    CarsonMS 39427
    (601)792-5005
    3.49-12n/a
  • BassfieldCarver Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 369 students
    4.2 miles
    Williamsburg Rd
    BassfieldMS 39421
    (601)943-5251
    4.2KG-6369
  • PrentissJohnson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 455 students
    8.8 miles
    150 J. East Johnson Rd
    PrentissMS 39424
    (601)792-8338
    8.8KG-6455
  • PrentissPrentiss Senior High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 428 students
    10.4 miles
    2429 Mississippi Ave
    PrentissMS 39474
    (601)792-4646
    10.46-12428
  • SumrallSumrall High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 483 students
    13.1 miles
    198 Center Ave
    SumrallMS 39482
    (601)758-4730
    13.19-12483

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