704 N Jordan Street
Carthage, MS 39051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Leake Central High School serves 548 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Leake Central High School's student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Leake Central 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 Leake Central High School is 0.60, which is more 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
#570 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
17%
4%
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Black
58%
48%
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White
19%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 548 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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