Leland High School

  • Leland High School serves 254 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Leland 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Leland High School's student population of 254 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leland High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#800 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leland 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leland 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
3%
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Black
95%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Leland High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
5%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Leland High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Leland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.100.31
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Leland High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeland School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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