Kemper County High School

  • Kemper County High School serves 509 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Kemper County High School operates within the Kemper County School District.
  • Kemper County School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students509 students
Kemper County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Kemper County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Kemper County High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeKemper County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Kemper County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
Black
99%
49%
Kemper County High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
1%
46%
Kemper County High School White Students (1991-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsKemper County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS 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.
0.020.55
Kemper County High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
85%
67%
Kemper County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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%
Kemper County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Kemper County School District's student population of 1,151 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 72% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,490 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 26% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,760 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District NameKemper County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed1,1512,139
Kemper County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate56%64%
Kemper County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$11 MM$20 MM
Kemper County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$10 MM$20 MM
Kemper County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,490$9,638
Kemper County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,760$9,666
Kemper County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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