Ripley High School

Ripley High School serves 502 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Ripley High School operates within the South Tippah School District.
The school district's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 502 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 502 students
Ripley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ripley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ripley High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ripley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more 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
Ripley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
11%
3%
Ripley High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
31%
49%
Ripley High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
57%
45%
Ripley High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Ripley High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley 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.
0.57 0.31
Ripley 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.
51%
65%
Ripley 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.
4%
7%
Ripley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,877 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,862 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 $7,759 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,877 2,273
South Tippah   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 61% 64%
South Tippah   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,862 $9,638
South Tippah   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,759 $9,666
South Tippah   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 North South Tippah Vocational Technical Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ripley Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RipleyRipley Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 572 students718 South Clayton St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7959
    05-8572
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 820 students702 West Terry St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7203
    0.8PK-4820
  • RipleyNorth South Tippah Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 10-122560 Cr 501
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-9798
    2.610-12n/a
  • Blue MountainBlue Mountain
    6.4 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 396 students408 West Mill St
    Blue MountainMS 38610
    (662)685-4706
    6.4PK-12396
  • FalknerFalkner High School
    7.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 265 students220771 Hwy 15
    FalknerMS 38629
    (662)837-7892
    7.57-12265

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