Clarksdale High School

  • Clarksdale High School serves 551 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Clarksdale High School operates within the Clarksdale Municipal School District.
  • Clarksdale Municipal School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 551 students has declined by 36% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 551 students
Clarksdale High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Clarksdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Clarksdale High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Clarksdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Clarksdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Clarksdale High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Black
n/a
49%
Clarksdale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
46%
Clarksdale High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Clarksdale High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.32
Clarksdale 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.
100%
67%
Clarksdale 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.
n/a
7%
Clarksdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Clarksdale Municipal School District's student population of 3,032 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,478 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,480 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Clarksdale Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 3,032 2,139
Clarksdale Municipal School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 64%
Clarksdale Municipal School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $20 MM
Clarksdale Municipal School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $20 MM
Clarksdale Municipal School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,478 $9,526
Clarksdale Municipal School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,480 $9,407
Clarksdale Municipal 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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