Leake Central High School

704 N Jordan Street
Carthage, MS 39051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Leake Central High School serves 573 students in grades 9-12.
Leake Central 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) 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 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Leake Central High School's student population of 573 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students573 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Leake Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Leake Central High School is 0.56, 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
#710 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
4%
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Black
62%
48%
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White
22%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.560.58
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeake County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Leake Central High School is Leake County High School (11.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leake Central Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Leake Central Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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