Bassfield High School

  • Bassfield High School serves 306 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Bassfield High School operates within the Jefferson Davis County School District.
  • Jefferson Davis County School District's 49% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 306 students has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 306 students
Bassfield High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bassfield High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Bassfield High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Bassfield High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Bassfield High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Bassfield High School Black Students (2012-2015)
Black
80%
49%
Bassfield High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
19%
46%
Bassfield High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bassfield High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Bassfield 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.
0.33 0.32
Bassfield High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
99%
67%
Bassfield High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
n/a
7%
Bassfield High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2009)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Davis County School District's student population of 1,524 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,896 is higher than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,005 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Davis County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
5
Number of Students Managed 1,524 2,139
Jefferson Davis County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 49% 64%
Jefferson Davis County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Davis County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $17 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Davis County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,896 $9,526
Jefferson Davis County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,005 $9,407
Jefferson Davis County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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