Shannon High School

Shannon High School serves 543 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Shannon High School operates within the Lee County School District.
Lee County School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 543 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 543 students
Shannon High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Shannon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Shannon High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Shannon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Shannon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
73%
49%
Shannon High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
26%
45%
Shannon High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Shannon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.40 0.31
Shannon High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
76%
65%
Shannon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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%
7%
Shannon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lee County School District's student population of 7,236 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 63% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,622 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,115 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 7,236 2,199
Lee County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 58% 64%
Lee County   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $20 MM
Lee County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
Lee County   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $8,622 $9,638
Lee County   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,115 $9,666
Lee County   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Nettleton High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shannon Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shannon Primary (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ShannonShannon Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 298 students
    0 miles
    232 Cherry St
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-3986
    06-8298
  • ShannonShannon Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 331 students
    0.6 miles
    6408 Noah Curtis St
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-0135
    0.6PK-2331
  • ShannonShannon Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 285 students
    1 miles
    695 Romie Hill Ave
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-9514
    13-5285
  • VeronaVerona Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 467 students
    5.5 miles
    212 College Ave
    VeronaMS 38879
    (662)566-7266
    5.5KG-4467
  • NettletonNettleton Primary
    Grades: PK-3 | 438 students
    5.7 miles
    4386 Hwy 6 North
    NettletonMS 38858
    (662)963-2360
    5.7PK-3438

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