200 Martin Luther King Jr Stre
De Kalb, MS 39328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kemper County High School serves 283 students in grades 9-12.
Kemper 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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).

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

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School Overview

Kemper County High School's student population of 283 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Kemper County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kemper County High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#676 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
41%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
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 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
98%
48%
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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 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
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 2020-21 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: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 283 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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