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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 public schools in Amite County School District, serving 1,024 students.
  • Public school in Amite County School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 17% (versus the 35% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
  • The top ranked public schools in Amite County School District are Amite County High School and Amite County Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameAmite County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.amite.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601)657-4361
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools3 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students1,024 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers86 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

  • Amite County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has increased from 55-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amite County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amite County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Amite County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.320.58
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students6 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
4%
# of Black Students830 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
81%
48%
# of White Students171 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
17%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students14 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:6536,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:9136,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6736,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8938,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:8439,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:10139,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:8235,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:8836,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:9335,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:6835,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:7234,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:5532,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:6131,047
# of Ungraded Students:87,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,100 is higher than the state average of $10,995. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $13,517 is higher than the state average of $10,910. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$15 MM$21 MM
This chart display total revenue of Amite County   School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$15 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Amite County   School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,100$10,995
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Amite County   School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$13,517$10,910
This chart display average spending per public school student in Amite County   School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Amite County School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Amite County Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 17%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3457 South Greensburg Road, P.
    Liberty, MS 39645
    (601)657-8311

    Grades: K-6 | 579 students
  • Amite County High School Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    600 Irene St
    Liberty, MS 39645
    (601)657-8920

    Grades: 7-12 | 445 students
  • Amite County Vocational Complex Vocational School
    1501 Irene St, P.o. Box 770
    Liberty, MS 39645
    (601)657-8081

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
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