Mccomb High School

  • Mccomb High School serves 679 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Mccomb High School's student population of 679 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students679 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mccomb High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mccomb High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#673 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
93%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mccomb High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
6%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mccomb High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.130.58
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Graduation Rate65-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mccomb High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mccomb 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 NameMccomb School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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