Shannon High School

218 Cherry St,

Shannon, MS, 38868-0468

Tel: (662)767-9566
Grades: 9-12

627 students

Shannon High School serves 627 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% 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 627 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 627 students
Shannon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Shannon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Shannon 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 0.46 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
Shannon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Shannon High School Asian (1994-2005)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Shannon High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
68%
50%
Shannon High School Black (1989-2012)
White
29%
45%
Shannon High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Shannon High School Sch Ethnicity Shannon 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.
0.46 0.63
Shannon 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.
71%
64%
Shannon 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.
9%
8%
Shannon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,118 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 7,118 2,287
Lee County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 58% 62%
Lee County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM n/a
Lee County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM n/a
Lee County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,220 $0
Lee County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,136 $0
Lee 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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Shannon Shannon Middle School
    232 Cherry St
    Shannon , MS , 38868
    (662)767-3986
    0  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Shannon Shannon Primary School
    6408 Noah Curtis St
    Shannon , MS , 38868
    (662)767-0135
    0.6  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Shannon Shannon Elementary School
    695 Romie Hill Ave
    Shannon , MS , 38868
    (662)767-9514
    1  mi  |  285  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Verona Verona Elementary School
    212 College Ave
    Verona , MS , 38879
    (662)566-7266
    5.5  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Nettleton Nettleton Primary School
    4386 Hwy 6 North
    Nettleton , MS , 38858
    (662)963-2360
    5.7  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  PK-3

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Did You Know?
Lee County, MS 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 0.55, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.63. The most diverse school district in Lee County is Auburn City School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.