Kemper County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,042 students in Kemper County School District. Kemper County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Kemper County School District are East Kemper Attendance Center, West Kemper Elementary School and Kemper County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Kemper County School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameKemper County School District
School District Phone Number(601) 743-2657
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools4 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students1,042 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers79 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1

District Comparison

Kemper 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 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#114 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kemper County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kemper 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kemper 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kemper County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.050.58
# of American Indian Students1 Student3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
4%
# of Black Students1,017 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
98%
48%
# of White Students19 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
2%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students5 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:265,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:6736,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:6636,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:6836,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8138,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:8839,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:11139,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:8035,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:6436,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:7635,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:6735,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:7234,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:8532,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:7931,047
# of Ungraded Students:127,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,934 is higher than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,704 is higher than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$17 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kemper County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$14 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Kemper County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,934$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kemper County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,704$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kemper County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Kemper County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    East Kemper Attendance Center Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    132 Binnsville Road
    Scooba, MS 39358
    (662) 476-8423

    Grades: PK-6 | 185 students
  • Rank: #22.
    West Kemper Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    364 John C Stennis Ave
    De Kalb, MS 39328
    (601) 743-2432

    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Kemper County High School Math: 24% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Philadelphia Road
    De Kalb, MS 39328
    (601) 743-5292

    Grades: 7-12 | 452 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Stennis Vocational Technical Complex Vocational School
    16 Philadelphia Road
    De Kalb, MS 39328
    (601) 743-5226

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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