Florence High School

  • Florence High School serves 702 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Florence High School operates within the Rankin County School District.
  • Rankin County School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 702 students
Florence High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Florence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Florence High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Florence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 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
Florence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Florence High School Black Students (2001-2014)
Black
15%
49%
Florence High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
85%
46%
Florence High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Florence High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Florence High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Florence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.32
Florence 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.
26%
67%
Florence 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.
8%
7%
Florence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Rankin County School District's student population of 18,824 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,721 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,350 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Rankin County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
5
Number of Students Managed 18,824 2,139
Rankin County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 64%
Rankin County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $169 MM $20 MM
Rankin County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $162 MM $20 MM
Rankin County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,721 $9,526
Rankin County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,350 $9,407
Rankin County 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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  • FlorenceFlorence Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 602 students
    0.1 miles
    285 Highway 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-8164
    0.13-5602
  • FlorenceSteen's Creek Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 545 students
    0.1 miles
    300 Highway 469 North
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-5724
    0.1KG-2545
  • FlorenceFlorence Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 595 students
    0.2 miles
    P.o. Box 159
    FlorenceMS 39073
    (601)845-2862
    0.26-8595
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    Grades: 7-12 | 911 students
    3.9 miles
    1202 Highway 49 South
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-5144
    3.97-12911
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    Grades: 3-6 | 576 students
    4.4 miles
    175 Wilson Drive
    RichlandMS 39218
    (601)939-2288
    4.43-6576

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