Greenwood High School

1209 Garrard Avenue, P.o. Box
Greenwood, MS 38930
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Greenwood High School serves 656 students in grades 9-12.
Greenwood 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Greenwood High School's student population of 656 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Greenwood High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Greenwood High School is 0.06, 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
#631 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
97%
48%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.58
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenwood Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Greenwood High School is Amanda Elzy High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greenwood Middle School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davis Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenwood Greenwood Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 394 students
    0.0 miles
    1200 Garrard Avenue, P.o. Box
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-3661
    0 7-8 394
  • Greenwood Career And Technical Center Vocational School

    0.1 miles
    616 Sycamore Avenue, P.o. Box
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-7414
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Greenwood Davis Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 542 students
    0.6 miles
    400 Cotton Street, P.o. Box 14
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-7425
    0.6 K-6 542
  • Greenwood Leflore County Vocational Center Vocational School

    1.0 miles
    107 Edison Street
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 453-7706
    1 n/a n/a
  • Greenwood Leflore County Alternative School Alternative School

    1.1 miles
    107 Edison Street, Greenwood-l
    Greenwood, MS 38930
    (662) 455-4076
    1.1 n/a n/a

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