Mendenhall High School

207 Circle Drive
Mendenhall, MS 39114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mendenhall High School serves 570 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 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mendenhall 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Mendenhall High School's student population of 570 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Mendenhall 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 Mendenhall High School is 0.51, 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
#511 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)
40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
52%
48%
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White
47%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.58
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSimpson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mendenhall High School is Puckett Attendance Center (10.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mendenhall Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mendenhall Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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