Brandon High School

  • Brandon High School serves 1,569 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Brandon High School operates within the Rankin County School District.
  • Rankin County School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1569 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,569 students
Brandon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Brandon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Brandon High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Brandon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 17:1 16:1
Brandon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Brandon High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Brandon High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
27%
49%
Brandon High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
71%
46%
Brandon High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brandon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Brandon 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.
0.43 0.32
Brandon 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.
25%
67%
Brandon 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.
4%
7%
Brandon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rankin County School District's student population of 18,824 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,721 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,350 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Rankin County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 18,824 2,139
Rankin County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Rankin County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $20 MM
Rankin County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $162 MM $20 MM
Rankin County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,721 $9,526
Rankin County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,350 $9,407
Rankin 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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    2.2 miles
    125 Overby Street
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)825-4706
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    Grades: KG-12
    2.8 miles
    200 School Rd.
    BrandonMS 39042
    (601)824-0334
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    3.9 miles
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