Florence High School

Florence High School serves 693 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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 693 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 693 students
Florence High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Florence High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Florence High School 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 0.32 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 15:1 16:1
Florence High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Florence High School Asian (1991-2007)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Florence High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
16%
50%
Florence High School Black (1989-2012)
White
81%
45%
Florence High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Florence High School Sch Ethnicity Florence 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.
0.32 0.63
Florence 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.
27%
64%
Florence 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%
Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,376 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Rankin County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 19,376 2,063
Rankin County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
Rankin County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $158 MM $21 MM
Rankin County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $166 MM $20 MM
Rankin County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,656 $9,999
Rankin County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,113 $9,596
Rankin 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 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 Students Grades
  • Florence Florence Elementary School
    285 Hwy 469 North
    Florence , MS , 39073
    (601)845-8164
    0.1  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Florence Steen's Creek Elementary School
    300 Hwy 469 North
    Florence , MS , 39073
    (601)845-5724
    0.1  mi  |  644  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Florence Florence Middle School
    123 Beverly Dr
    Florence , MS , 39073
    (601)845-2862
    0.2  mi  |  579  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Richland Richland High School
    1202 Hwy 49 South
    Richland , MS , 39218
    (601)939-5144
    3.9  mi  |  861  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Richland Richland Upper Elementary School
    175 Wilson Dr
    Richland , MS , 39218
    (601)939-2288
    4.4  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  3-6

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Did You Know?
Rankin 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 0.43, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.63. The most diverse school district in Rankin County is Hudspeth Center Administration School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.