Clarksdale High School

  • Clarksdale High School serves 552 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Clarksdale High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Clarksdale High School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clarksdale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clarksdale High School is 0.02, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank
61%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
99%
49%
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White
1%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clarksdale High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.31
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clarksdale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarksdale Municipal School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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