Florence High School

Florence High School serves 724 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Florence 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 724 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 724 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 16:1 16:1
Hispanic
1%
3%
Black
16%
50%
White
83%
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.
0.29 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.
27%
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.
8%
8%

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
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
District Total Revenue $158 MM $21 MM
District Spending $166 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,656 $9,999
District Spending / Student $9,113 $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 Richland High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Florence Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Florence Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FlorenceFlorence Elementary School
    285 Hwy 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-8164
    0.1 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 575 students                      
  • FlorenceSteen's Creek Elementary School
    300 Hwy 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-5724
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 594 students                      
  • FlorenceFlorence Middle School
    123 Beverly Dr
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-2862
    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 582 students                      
  • RichlandRichland High School
    1202 Hwy 49 South
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-5144
    3.9 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 895 students                      
  • RichlandRichland Upper Elementary School
    175 Wilson Dr
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-2288
    4.4 mi | Gr. 3-6 | 615 students                      

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