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 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,871 students
Southaven High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Southaven High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Southaven High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 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
Southaven High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Southaven High School Asian (1990-2013)
Hispanic
6%
3%
Southaven High School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
43%
50%
Southaven High School Black (1989-2013)
White
50%
45%
Southaven High School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Southaven High School Sch Ethnicity Southaven High School Sta Ethnicity
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
Southaven High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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%
Southaven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Southaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,759 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Desoto County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
5
Number of Students Managed 32,759 2,147
Desoto County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 62%
Desoto County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $240 MM $21 MM
District Spending $263 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,842 $9,999
Desoto County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,587 $9,596
Desoto County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southaven Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenbrook Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SouthavenGreenbrook Elementary School
    730 South Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)342-2330
    0.2 mi | 613 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SouthavenSouthaven Intermediate School
    175 Rasco Rd West
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)253-0123
    1.1 mi | 1211 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • SouthavenDesoto Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    847 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)393-6211
    Vocational School

    1.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SouthavenSouthaven Middle School
    899 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)280-0422
    1.8 mi | 1622 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SouthavenSouthaven Elementary School
    8274 Claiborne Dr
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)342-2289
    2.1 mi | 734 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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