Southaven High School

Southaven High School serves 1,931 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Southaven High School operates within the Desoto County School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1931 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,931 students
Southaven High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southaven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Southaven High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southaven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 20:1 16:1
Southaven High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Southaven High School Asian Students (1997-2014)
Hispanic
7%
3%
Southaven High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
45%
49%
Southaven High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
47%
45%
Southaven High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Southaven High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.58 0.31
Southaven High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
50%
65%
Southaven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Southaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,054 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,957 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,157 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 17% over four years.
School District Name Desoto County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
5
Number of Students Managed 33,054 2,273
Desoto County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Desoto County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $255 MM $20 MM
Desoto County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,957 $9,638
Desoto County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,157 $9,666
Desoto County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Desoto Co Vocational Complex High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southaven Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southaven Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SouthavenDesoto Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12847 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)393-6211
    09-12n/a
  • SouthavenSouthaven Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1585 students899 Rasco Rd
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)280-0422
    06-81585
  • SouthavenSouthaven Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 750 students8274 Claiborne Dr
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)342-2289
    0.3PK-5750
  • SouthavenSouthaven Intermediate
    0.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 1191 students175 Rasco Rd West
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)253-0123
    0.83-51191
  • SouthavenSullivan Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 657 students7985 Southaven Circle West
    SouthavenMS 38671
    (662)393-2919
    0.9PK-2657

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