Coahoma County School District
For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public high school in Coahoma County School District, serving 479 students. Public high school in Coahoma County School District have an average math proficiency score of 7% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 16% (versus the 38% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Mississippi.
public high school in Coahoma County School District have a Graduation Rate of 62%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 84%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Coahoma County Jr/sr High School, with 60-64% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 52% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Mississippi public high school average of 16:1.
|School District Name||Coahoma County School District|
|School District Website||http://www.coahoma.k12.ms.us|
|School District Phone Number||(662) 624-5448|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||1 School||251 Schools|
|# of Students||479 Students||159,946 Students|
|# of Teachers||40 Teachers||10,170 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||16:1|
Coahoma County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 147 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has increased from 45-49% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#103 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||959 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||1,633 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||12 Students||4,878 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||422 Students||73,205 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||44 Students||77,401 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||71 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||1 Student||1,799 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||243|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||-||1,747|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||-||1,651|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||-||1,688|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||-||1,763|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||-||1,841|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||-||1,910|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||-||2,131|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||101||5,401|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||118||5,525|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||68||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||53||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||58||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||54||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||27||2,286|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $13,226 is higher than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,558 is higher than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$19 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$16 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$13,226||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$11,558||$10,428|
Coahoma County School District Public High Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Coahoma County Jr/sr High School 1535 Lee Drive
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Grades: 7-12 | 479 students
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