Kemper County School District
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.
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).
|School District Name||Kemper County School District|
|School District Phone Number||(601) 743-2657|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,067 Schools|
|# of Students||1,042 Students||480,606 Students|
|# of Teachers||79 Teachers||31,208 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||16:1|
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 Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#114 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||3,552 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||5,156 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||n/a||17,921 Students|
|% Hispanic Students||n/a|
|# of Black Students||1,017 Students||232,056 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||19 Students||211,366 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||306 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||5 Students||10,249 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||26||5,730|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||67||36,253|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||66||36,587|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||68||36,610|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||81||38,135|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||88||39,071|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||111||39,005|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||80||35,974|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||64||36,060|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||76||35,800|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||67||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||72||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||85||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||79||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||12||7,621|
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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$17 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$14 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$15,934||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$13,704||$10,428|
Kemper County School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.132 Binnsville Road
Scooba, MS 39358
Grades: PK-6 | 185 students
- Rank: #22.364 John C Stennis Ave
De Kalb, MS 39328
Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
- Rank: #33.200 Philadelphia Road
De Kalb, MS 39328
Grades: 7-12 | 452 students
- Rank: #44.16 Philadelphia Road
De Kalb, MS 39328
Grades: n/a | n/a student
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