Bruce High School

430 East Countiss Street
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Bruce High School serves 383 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bruce High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Bruce High School's student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bruce High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#302 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
30%
48%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Rate80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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