Brandon High School

Brandon High School serves 1,427 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Brandon High School operates within the Rankin County School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1427 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,427 students
Brandon High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Brandon High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Brandon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 15:1 16:1
Brandon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Brandon High School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Brandon High School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
27%
50%
Brandon High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
71%
45%
Brandon High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Brandon High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.43 0.31
Brandon High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
22%
64%
Brandon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
Brandon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,946 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,656 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,113 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Rankin County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 19,946 2,147
Rankin County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
Rankin County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $158 MM $21 MM
Rankin County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $166 MM $20 MM
Rankin County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,656 $9,999
Rankin County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,113 $9,596
Rankin County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Rankin County Learning Center (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brandon Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stonebridge Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BrandonStonebridge Elementary School
    115 Stonebridge Blvd
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)824-3287
    0.5 mi | Gr. 2-3 | 879 students                      
  • BrandonBrandon Middle School
    408 South College St
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)825-5998
    1.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1274 students                      
  • BrandonBrandon Elementary School
    125 Overby St
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)825-4706
    2.2 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 852 students                      
  • BrandonRankin County Learning Center
    Alternative School
    200 School Rd
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)824-0334
    Alternative School

    2.8 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • BrandonRouse Elementary School
    151 Boycethompson Dr
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)825-5437
    3.9 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 880 students                      

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