Kemper County High School

200 Martin Luther King Jr Stre
De Kalb, MS 39328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 328 students in grades 9-12, Kemper County High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in MS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kemper County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Kemper County High School's student population of 328 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
328 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Kemper County High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kemper County High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MS)
#593 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kemper County High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kemper County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kemper County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kemper County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kemper County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kemper County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kemper County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Kemper County High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Kemper County High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kemper County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kemper County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kemper County High School's ranking?
Kemper County High School is ranked #593 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Kemper County High School?
The graduation rate of Kemper County High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Kemper County High School?
328 students attend Kemper County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Kemper County High School students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kemper County High School?
Kemper County High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kemper County High School offer ?
Kemper County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Kemper County High School part of?
Kemper County High School is part of Kemper Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 328 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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