Yazoo City High School

Yazoo City High School serves 722 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Yazoo City High School operates within the Yazoo City Municipal School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 722 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 722 students
Yazoo City High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Yazoo City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yazoo City 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 0.02 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 16:1 16:1
Yazoo City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Black
99%
50%
Yazoo City High School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
45%
Yazoo City High School White (1989-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Yazoo City High School Sch Ethnicity Yazoo City 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.
0.02 0.63
Yazoo City High School Diversity Score (1989-2010)
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.
89%
64%
Yazoo City 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.
3%
8%
Yazoo City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,624 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Yazoo City Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,624 2,366
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 57% 62%
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $22 MM n/a
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $22 MM n/a
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,001 $0
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,008 $0
Yazoo City Municipal   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 Yazoo City Vocational Complex High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccoy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yazoo City Yazoo City Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    1825 Martin Luther King Dr
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-7642
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Yazoo City Mccoy Elementary School
    1835 School Dr
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-5800
    0.1  mi  |  790  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Yazoo City Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School
    209 West 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-2904
    1.4  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Yazoo City Webster Street Elementary School
    622 E.4th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-4093
    1.6  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Yazoo City Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    215 East 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-0985
    Alternative School
    1.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  3-12

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Did You Know?
Yazoo 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 0.33, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.63. The most diverse school district in Yazoo County is Yazoo City Municipal School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.