Falkner High School

Falkner High School serves 254 students in grades 7-12.
Falkner High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Falkner High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Falkner High School's student population of 254 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Falkner 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 Falkner High School is 0.28, 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
#409 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
12%
48%
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White
84%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.280.58
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Tippah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Falkner High School is Ripley High School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chalybeate Elementary School (7.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falkner Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falkner Falkner Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 267 students
    1.0 miles
    20771 Highway 15
    Falkner, MS 38629
    (662) 837-3947
    1 K-6 267
  • Ripley North South Tippah Vocational Technical Center Vocational School

    5.1 miles
    2560 Cr 501
    Ripley, MS 38663
    (662) 837-9798
    5.1 n/a n/a
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-4 | 705 students
    7.1 miles
    702 W Terry Street
    Ripley, MS 38663
    (662) 837-7203
    7.1 K-4 705
  • Walnut Chalybeate Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 278 students
    7.5 miles
    2471 Highway 354 E
    Walnut, MS 38683
    (662) 223-4311
    7.5 K-8 278
  • Ripley Ripley High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
    7.5 miles
    720 S Clayton Street
    Ripley, MS 38663
    (662) 837-7583
    7.5 9-12 499

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