Mccomb High School

310 Seventh Street
Mccomb, MS 39648
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mccomb High School serves 619 students in grades 9-12.
Mccomb 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mccomb High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Mccomb High School's student population of 619 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Mccomb High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mccomb High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#636 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
92%
47%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mccomb High School's ranking?
Mccomb High School is ranked #636 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Mccomb High School often compared to?
Mccomb High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Pike Senior High School, North Pike Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mccomb High School?
The graduation rate of Mccomb High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Mccomb High School?
619 students attend Mccomb High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Mccomb High School students are Black, 4% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mccomb High School?
Mccomb High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mccomb High School offer ?
Mccomb High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mccomb High School part of?
Mccomb High School is part of Mccomb School District.

School Reviews

2   12/26/2017
THIS USE TO BE A NATIONAL MODEL SCHOOL DISTRICT. EDUCATION IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS IT ONCE WAS.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - BOB

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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