Tishomingo County High School

701 Hwy 72,

Iuka, MS, 38852-7257

Tel: (662)423-7300
Grades: 9-12

616 students

Tishomingo County High School serves 616 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Tishomingo County High School operates within the Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is equal to the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 616 students
Tishomingo County High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Tishomingo County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Tishomingo County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Tishomingo County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Tishomingo County High School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
2%
50%
Tishomingo County High School Black (1992-2012)
White
95%
45%
Tishomingo County High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tishomingo County High School Sch Ethnicity Tishomingo County 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.
0.10 0.55
Tishomingo County High School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
45%
64%
Tishomingo County 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.
12%
8%
Tishomingo County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 62% over five years.
School District Name Tishomingo County Sp Mun School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 3,177 2,287
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 62%
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $21 MM
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,311 $9,999
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,940 $9,596
Tishomingo County Sp Mun   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 Tishomingo Co Alternative School (8.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Iuka Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iuka Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Iuka Iuka Elementary School
    1500 Old Whitehouse Rd
    Iuka , MS , 38852
    (662)423-9290
    3.2  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Burnsville Burnsville Elementary School
    23 Washington St
    Burnsville , MS , 38833
    (662)427-9226
    3.4  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Iuka Iuka Middle School
    507 West Quitman
    Iuka , MS , 38852
    (662)423-3316
    3.8  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Tishomingo Tishomingo Co Alternative School
    Alternative School
    Hwy 25 North
    Tishomingo , MS , 38873
    (662)438-6864
    Alternative School
    8.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Glen Glendale Elementary School
    226 Cr 248
    Glen , MS , 38846
    (662)286-2734
    9.7  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 19, 2009 - I currently moved here to Tishomingo County High School and I have really enjoyed it. The teachers and staff are very kind and helpful. The students are nice and funny. The teachers here actually care and want to help you and help keep your grades up. I love this school and its better than the school i went to up to my ninth grade year second semester. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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