Amory High School

  • Amory High School serves 480 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Amory High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Amory High School's student population of 480 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amory High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Amory High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#24 out of 825 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
35%
48%
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White
62%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmory School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Amory Amory Career Technical Center Vocational School

    0.1 miles
    1006 Sam Haskell Circle
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-7601
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Amory East Amory School
    Grades: 3-5 | 397 students
    0.9 miles
    305 Easthaven Drive
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-7191
    0.9 3-5 397
  • Amory Amory Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 399 students
    1.0 miles
    700 2nd Avenue North
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-5658
    1.0 6-8 399
  • Amory West Amory School
    Grades: PK-2 | 387 students
    1.9 miles
    704 111th Street
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-2601
    1.9 PK-2 387
  • Amory Hatley High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,089 student
    3.5 miles
    60286 Hatley Road
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-4563
    3.5 PK-12 1,089

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