Yazoo City High School

Yazoo City High School serves 636 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 54% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 636 students has declined by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 636 students
Yazoo City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Yazoo City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Yazoo City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Yazoo City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Yazoo City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Black
100%
49%
Yazoo City High School Black Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Yazoo City 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.
n/a 0.31
Yazoo City High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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%
65%
Yazoo City 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.
3%
7%
Yazoo City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,489 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,236 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 $8,140 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Yazoo City Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,489 2,273
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 64%
Yazoo City Municipal   School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $20 MM
Yazoo City Municipal   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $22 MM $20 MM
Yazoo City Municipal   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,236 $9,638
Yazoo City Municipal   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,140 $9,666
Yazoo City Municipal   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 Yazoo City Vocational Complex High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is 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 Grades Students
  • Yazoo CityYazoo City Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    Grades: 10-121825 Martin Luther King Dr
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-7642
    010-12n/a
  • Yazoo CityMccoy Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 812 students1835 School Dr
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-5800
    0.12-5812
  • Yazoo CityWoolfolk Middle School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 516 students209 West 5th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-2904
    1.46-8516
  • Yazoo CityWebster Street Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 525 students622 E.4th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-4093
    1.6KG-1525
  • Yazoo CityAlternative Learning Center
    Alternative School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 3-12215 East 5th St
    Yazoo CityMS 39194
    (662)746-0985
    1.73-12n/a

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