Southaven High School

Southaven High School serves 1,871 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Southaven High School operates within the Desoto County School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1871 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,871 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 17:1 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 22:1 16:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
6%
3%
Black
43%
50%
White
50%
45%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
45%
64%
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.
10%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,759 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,842 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,587 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Desoto County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
5
Number of Students Managed 32,759 2,147
Graduation Rate 71% 62%
District Total Revenue $240 MM $21 MM
District Spending $263 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,842 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,587 $9,596
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Desoto Co Vocational Complex High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southaven Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southaven Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SouthavenSouthaven Middle School
    899 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)280-0422
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1622 students                      
  • SouthavenDesoto Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    847 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)393-6211
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • SouthavenSouthaven Elementary School
    8274 Claiborne Dr
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)342-2289
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 734 students                      
  • SouthavenSouthaven Intermediate School
    175 Rasco Rd West
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)253-0123
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 1211 students                      
  • SouthavenHope Sullivan Elementary School
    7985 Southaven Circle West
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)393-2919
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 635 students                      

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