Humphreys County High School

Tel: (662)247-6040
  • Humphreys County High School serves 427 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Humphreys County 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • Humphreys County High School operates within the Humphreys County School District.
  • Humphreys County School District's 80-84% graduation rate is lower than the Mississippi state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Humphreys County High School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students427 students
Humphreys County High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Humphreys County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Humphreys County High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHumphreys County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Humphreys County 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Humphreys County High School is 0.06, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Humphreys County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Humphreys County High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
97%
49%
Humphreys County High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
2%
45%
Humphreys County High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHumphreys County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.31
Humphreys County High School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
Humphreys County High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
Humphreys County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Humphreys County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Humphreys County High School is Humphreys County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Humphreys County School District's student population of 1,727 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,819 in this district is less than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameHumphreys County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    5
    Number of Students Managed1,7272,008
    Humphreys County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    7%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    10%
    33%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$17 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$17 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,819$10,065
    District Spending / Student$9,522$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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