Florence High School

Florence High School serves 707 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Florence High School operates within the Rankin County School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 707 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 707 students
Florence High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Florence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Florence High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Florence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 16:1 16:1
Florence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Florence High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
15%
49%
Florence High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
84%
45%
Florence High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Florence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.27 0.31
Florence High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
28%
65%
Florence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
9%
7%
Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,382 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,429 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,041 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Rankin County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 19,382 2,273
Rankin County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Rankin County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $157 MM $20 MM
Rankin County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $150 MM $20 MM
Rankin County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,429 $9,638
Rankin County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,041 $9,666
Rankin County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Richland High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Florence Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Florence Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FlorenceFlorence Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 568 students285 Hwy 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-8164
    0.13-5568
  • FlorenceSteen's Creek Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 573 students300 Hwy 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-5724
    0.1PK-2573
  • FlorenceFlorence Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 605 students123 Beverly Dr
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-2862
    0.26-8605
  • RichlandRichland High School
    3.9 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 887 students1202 Hwy 49 South
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-5144
    3.97-12887
  • RichlandRichland Upper Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: 3-6 | 596 students175 Wilson Dr
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-2288
    4.43-6596

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