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 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 509 students
Kemper County High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kemper County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Kemper County High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Kemper County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Kemper County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Black
99%
49%
Kemper County High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
1%
46%
Kemper County High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Kemper County High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Kemper County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.02 0.32
Kemper County High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

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 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,953 is higher than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,469 is higher than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Kemper County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
5
Number of Students Managed 1,151 2,139
Kemper County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 64%
Kemper County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $20 MM
Kemper County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $20 MM
Kemper County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,953 $9,526
Kemper County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,469 $9,407
Kemper County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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