Kemper County High School

Kemper County High School serves 517 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Kemper County High School operates within the Kemper County School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 517 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 517 students
Kemper County High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Kemper County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Kemper County High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Kemper County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.01 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 15:1 16:1
Kemper County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
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.
0.01 0.31
Kemper County 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.
80%
65%
Kemper County 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%
Kemper County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,161 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,347 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,627 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Kemper County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,161 2,273
Kemper County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 64%
Kemper County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $20 MM
Kemper County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $10 MM $20 MM
Kemper County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,347 $9,638
Kemper County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,627 $9,666
Kemper 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 Stennis Vocational Technical Complex High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lauderdale Middle School (19.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Kemper Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • De KalbStennis Vocational Technical Complex High School
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-1216 Philadelphia Rd
    De KalbMS 39328
    (601)743-5226
    0.29-12n/a
  • De KalbWest Kemper Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 457 students364 John C Stennis Ave
    De KalbMS 39328
    (601)743-2432
    1.1PK-6457
  • ScoobaEast Kemper Attend Elementary School
    12.8 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 187 students132 Binnsville Rd
    ScoobaMS 39358
    (662)476-8423
    12.8PK-6187
  • ShuqualakReed Attendance Center
    Alternative School
    15.5 miles | Grades: 7-122025 Hwy 145
    ShuqualakMS 39361
    (662)793-4544
    15.57-12n/a
  • PhiladelphiaBogue Chitto Elementary School
    16.5 miles | Grades: KG-813241 Hwy 491 North
    PhiladelphiaMS 39350
    (601)389-1000
    16.5KG-8n/a

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