Bruce High School

430 East Countiss Street
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Bruce High School serves 389 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Bruce High School's student population of 389 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bruce High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bruce High School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#336 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
32%
49%
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White
66%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bruce High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.470.58
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bruce High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCALHOUN CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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