Southaven High School

735 Rasco Rd,

Southaven, MS, 38671-3999

Tel: (662)393-9300
Grades: 9-12

1,812 students

Southaven High School serves 1,812 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% 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 1812 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,812 students
Southaven High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Southaven High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southaven High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Southaven High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Southaven High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
5%
3%
Southaven High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
41%
50%
Southaven High School Black (1989-2012)
White
51%
45%
Southaven High School White (1989-2012)
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 0.55
Southaven High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
40%
64%
Southaven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
5%
8%
Southaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 32,311 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 68% over five years.
School District Name Desoto County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
5
Number of Students Managed 32,311 2,287
Desoto County   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 62%
Desoto County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $240 MM $21 MM
Desoto County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $263 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Southaven Southaven Middle School
    899 Rasco Rd
    Southaven , MS , 38671
    (662)280-0422
    0  mi  |  1556  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Southaven Desoto Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    847 Rasco Rd
    Southaven , MS , 38671
    (662)393-6211
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Southaven Southaven Elementary School
    8274 Claiborne Dr
    Southaven , MS , 38671
    (662)342-2289
    0.3  mi  |  721  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Southaven Southaven Intermediate School
    175 Rasco Rd West
    Southaven , MS , 38671
    (662)253-0123
    0.8  mi  |  1201  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Southaven Hope Sullivan Elementary School
    7985 Southaven Circle West
    Southaven , MS , 38671
    (662)393-2919
    0.9  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  PK-2

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