Bassfield High School

  • Bassfield High School serves 257 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Bassfield High School's student population of 257 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bassfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bassfield High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#507 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bassfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
78%
49%
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White
20%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bassfield High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.350.31
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Graduation Rate80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bassfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJEFFERSON DAVIS CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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