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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Leland High School operates within the Leland School District.
  • Leland School District's 80-84% graduation rate is lower than the Mississippi state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Leland High School's student population of 254 students has declined by 15% 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
Leland High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Leland High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Leland High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeLeland High School Student By Grade

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 2015-2016 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Leland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Leland High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
95%
49%
Leland High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
5%
45%
Leland High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLeland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.31
Leland High School Diversity Score (1991-2016)
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
Leland High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
Leland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Leland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Leland High School is Leland School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Leland School District's student population of 867 students has decreased by 10% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,519 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,308 is higher than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameLeland School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    5
    Number of Students Managed8672,008
    Leland School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    8%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    14%
    33%
    District Graduation Rate80-84%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$10 MM$20 MM
    District Spending$11 MM$20 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,519$10,065
    District Spending / Student$11,308$10,094
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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