1006 Sam Haskell Circle
Amory, MS 38821
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Amory High School serves 480 students in grades 9-12.
Amory High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Amory High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Amory High School's student population of 480 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Amory High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#161 out of 816 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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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 Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
85%
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 50%)

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