Kemper County High School

200 Philadelphia Rd

De Kalb, MS 39328-0429

Grades: 7-12

504 students

Kemper County High School serves 504 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Kemper County High School operates within the Kemper County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 504 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 504 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less 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 15:1 16:1
Black
99%
50%
White
1%
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.
0.02 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.
76%
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 1,173 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,041 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,824 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Kemper County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,173 2,147
Graduation Rate 65% 62%
District Total Revenue $11 MM $21 MM
District Spending $11 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,041 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,824 $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 Stennis Vocational Technical Complex High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Lauderdale Middle School (19.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Kemper Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • De KalbStennis Vocational Technical Complex High School
    Vocational School
    16 Philadelphia Rd
    De KalbMS 39328
    (601)743-5226
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • De KalbWest Kemper Elementary School
    364 John C Stennis Ave
    De KalbMS 39328
    (601)743-2432
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 461 students                      
  • ScoobaEast Kemper Attendance Center
    132 Binnsville Rd
    ScoobaMS 39358
    (662)476-8423
    12.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 208 students                      
  • ShuqualakReed Attendance Center
    2048 Hwy 145
    ShuqualakMS 39361
    (662)793-4544
    15.5 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • PhiladelphiaBogue Chitto Elementary School
    13241 Hwy 491 North
    PhiladelphiaMS 39350
    (601)389-1000
    16.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | n/a students                      

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