Yazoo County High School

6789 Hwy 49 Frontage Rd,

Yazoo City, MS, 39194-8547

Tel: (662)746-1492
Grades: 9-12

483 students

Yazoo County High School serves 483 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Yazoo County High School operates within the Yazoo County School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 483 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 483 students
Yazoo County High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Yazoo County High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Yazoo County High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 14:1 16:1
Yazoo County High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Yazoo County High School Asian (2006-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Yazoo County High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
58%
50%
Yazoo County High School Black (1989-2012)
White
40%
45%
Yazoo County High School White (1991-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Yazoo County High School Sch Ethnicity Yazoo 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.
0.51 0.55
Yazoo County High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
73%
64%
Yazoo 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.
5%
8%
Yazoo County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Yazoo County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,735 2,287
Graduation Rate 64% 62%
Yazoo County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $21 MM
Yazoo County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,139 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,864 $9,596
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 Alternative Learning Center (7.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Yazoo County Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative Learning Center (7.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Yazoo City Yazoo County Junior High School
    6781 Hwy 49 Frontage Rd
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-1596
    0  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Yazoo City Alternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    215 East 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-0985
    Alternative School
    7.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Yazoo City Webster Street Elementary School
    622 E.4th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-4093
    7.5  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Bentonia Bentonia Gibbs School
    10340 Hwy 433 West
    Bentonia , MS , 39040
    (662)755-2270
    7.6  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Yazoo City Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School
    209 West 5th St
    Yazoo City , MS , 39194
    (662)746-2904
    7.8  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 02, 2006 - My review on the yazoo county high school district is as follows. Its academic programs are okay.The availiability of music is okay. Its sports on the other hand are getting out of control. The high school focuses more on sports than they do on students and they let the students that participate in the sports slide by on d's and f's. Now their extracurricular activities could be better. Their parent involvement is low. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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