Kossuth High School

  • Kossuth High School serves 459 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kossuth High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Kossuth High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Kossuth High School's student population of 459 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kossuth High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Kossuth High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#134 out of 825 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
2%
48%
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White
96%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kossuth High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kossuth High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.080.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kossuth High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kossuth High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlcorn School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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