Bruce High School

430 East Countiss Street
Bruce, MS 38915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 479 students in grades 5-12, Bruce High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in MS)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bruce High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Bruce High School's student population of 479 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Bruce High School ranks within the top 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bruce High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MS)
#341 out of 805 schools
(Top 50%)
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37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bruce High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
32%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bruce 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
33%
47%
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White
58%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Bruce High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Bruce High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bruce High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
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 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bruce High School's ranking?
Bruce High School is ranked #341 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Bruce High School often compared to?
Bruce High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Calhoun City High School, Vardaman High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 32% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bruce High School?
The graduation rate of Bruce High School is 90%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Bruce High School?
479 students attend Bruce High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Bruce High School students are White, 33% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bruce High School?
Bruce High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bruce High School offer ?
Bruce High School offers enrollment in grades 5-12
What school district is Bruce High School part of?
Bruce High School is part of Calhoun Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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