Bassfield High School

Bass Burkett Rd,

Bassfield, MS, 39421-0370

Tel: (601)943-5391
Grades: 7-12

349 students

Bassfield High School serves 349 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Bassfield High School operates within the Jefferson Davis County School District.
The school district's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 349 students
Bassfield High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Bassfield High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bassfield High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Bassfield High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Black
86%
50%
Bassfield High School Black (1989-2012)
White
12%
45%
Bassfield High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bassfield High School Sch Ethnicity Bassfield 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.
0.25 0.63
Bassfield 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.
99%
64%
Bassfield 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.
n/a
8%
Bassfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,298 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Davis County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 2,298 2,366
Jefferson Davis County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 56% 62%
Jefferson Davis County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM n/a
Jefferson Davis County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM n/a
Jefferson Davis County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,016 $0
Jefferson Davis County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,100 $0
Jefferson Davis 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 Jeff Davis Co Vocational Technical Center (3.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Prentiss Senior High School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carver Elementary School (4.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Carson Jeff Davis Co Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    Hwy 42
    Carson , MS , 39427
    (601)792-5005
    Vocational School
    3.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bassfield Carver Elementary School
    Williamsburg Rd
    Bassfield , MS , 39421
    (601)943-5251
    4.2  mi  |  366  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Prentiss J E Johnson Elementary School
    150 J. East Johnson Rd
    Prentiss , MS , 39424
    (601)792-8338
    8.8  mi  |  496  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Prentiss Prentiss Senior High School
    2429 Mississippi Ave
    Prentiss , MS , 39474
    (601)792-4646
    10.4  mi  |  467  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Sumrall Sumrall High School
    198 Center Ave
    Sumrall , MS , 39482
    (601)758-4730
    13.1  mi  |  468  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Mississippi public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Mississippi is Natchez-adams School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.