M. S. Palmer High School

  • M. S. Palmer High School serves 351 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • M. S. Palmer High School's student population of 351 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students351 students
This chart display total students of M. S. Palmer High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of M. S. Palmer High School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of M. S. Palmer High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of M. S. Palmer High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • M. S. Palmer High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of M. S. Palmer High School is 0.02, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#830 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of M. S. Palmer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of M. S. Palmer 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of M. S. Palmer High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
99%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in M. S. Palmer High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in M. S. Palmer High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in M. S. Palmer High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.31
This chart display the diversity score of M. S. Palmer High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of M. S. Palmer High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in M. S. Palmer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in M. S. Palmer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuitman Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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