Ripley High School

720 South Clayton St,

Ripley, MS, 38663-2506

Tel: (662)837-7583
Grades: 9-12

486 students

Ripley High School serves 486 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Ripley High School operates within the South Tippah School District.
The school district's 48% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 486 students
Ripley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ripley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ripley 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 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Ripley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Ripley High School Asian (1990-2005)
Hispanic
9%
3%
Ripley High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
34%
50%
Ripley High School Black (1989-2012)
White
54%
45%
Ripley High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley High School Sch Ethnicity Ripley 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.
0.59 0.55
Ripley 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.
54%
64%
Ripley 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.
8%
8%
Ripley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,759 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 48% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,759 2,287
South Tippah   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 48% 62%
South Tippah   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $21 MM
South Tippah   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,823 $9,999
South Tippah   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,755 $9,596
South Tippah   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 North South Tippah Vocational Technical Center (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ripley Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ripley Ripley Middle School
    718 South Clayton St
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-7959
    0  mi  |  585  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School
    702 West Terry St
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-7203
    0.8  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ripley North South Tippah Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2560 Cr 501
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-9798
    Vocational School
    2.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Blue Mountain Blue Mountain High School
    408 West Mill St
    Blue Mountain , MS , 38610
    (662)685-4706
    6.4  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Falkner Falkner High School
    20350 Hwy 15 North
    Falkner , MS , 38629
    (662)837-7892
    7.5  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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Tippah 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 0.42, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.55. The most diverse school district in Tippah County is South Tippah School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.