Shannon High School

218 Cherry St

Shannon, MS 38868-0468

Grades: 9-12

598 students

Shannon High School serves 598 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Shannon High School operates within the Lee County School District.
The school district's 58% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 598 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 598 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 12:1 16:1
Black
69%
50%
White
30%
45%
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.44 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.
74%
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.
6%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,188 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,220 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,136 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 7,188 2,147
Graduation Rate 58% 62%
District Total Revenue $57 MM $21 MM
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,220 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,136 $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 Nettleton High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shannon Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shannon Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShannonShannon Middle School
    232 Cherry St
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-3986
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 283 students                      
  • ShannonShannon Primary School
    6408 Noah Curtis St
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-0135
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 321 students                      
  • ShannonShannon Elementary School
    695 Romie Hill Ave
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-9514
    1 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 291 students                      
  • VeronaVerona Elementary School
    212 College Ave
    VeronaMS 38879
    (662)566-7266
    5.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 477 students                      
  • NettletonNettleton Primary School
    4386 Hwy 6 North
    NettletonMS 38858
    (662)963-2360
    5.7 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 421 students                      

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