Rankin Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 28 public schools serving 18,384 students in Rankin Co School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Rankin Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Rankin Co School Dist School District are Northshore Elementary School, Brandon Elementary School and Highland Bluff Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Rankin Co School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Rankin Co School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Rankin Co School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
28 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
18,384 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
1,303 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Rankin Co School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#12 out of 146 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rankin Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rankin Co School Dist  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rankin Co School Dist  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rankin Co School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.59
# American Indian Students
18 Students
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
284 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
578 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
4%
# Black Students
4,516 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
25%
48%
# White Students
12,405 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
67%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
578 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
1,207
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,334
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,287
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,336
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,364
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,399
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,434
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,554
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,530
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,517
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,432
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,362
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,299
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
248
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,366 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,419 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$191 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rankin Co School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$192 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Rankin Co School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,366
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rankin Co School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,419
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rankin Co School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Rankin Co School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northshore Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
110 Northshore Parkway
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5279
Grades: K-6
| 627 students
Rank: #22.
Brandon Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
125 Overby Street
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-4706
Grades: 4-5
| 742 students
Rank: #33.
Highland Bluff Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5970 Hwy 25
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5168
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: #44.
Florence Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
285 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-8164
Grades: 3-5
| 551 students
Rank: #55.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Vine Dr.
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-0924
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: #66.
Stonebridge Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Stonebridge Blvd.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 824-3287
Grades: 2-3
| 687 students
Rank: #77.
Flowood Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Winner's Circle
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-6277
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: #88.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
171 Oakdale Road
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5442
Grades: K-6
| 584 students
Rank: #99.
Northwest Rankin Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
One Paw Print Place
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-1329
Grades: 7-8
| 1,008 students
Rank: #1010.
Brandon Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
408 South College St.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-5998
Grades: 6-8
| 1,277 students
Rank: #1111.
Florence Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
123 Beverly Drive
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2862
Grades: 6-8
| 612 students
Rank: #1212.
Pisgah Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
125 Tori Bowie Lane
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 829-2937
Grades: PK-6
| 477 students
Rank: #1313.
Northwest Rankin High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5805 Highway 25
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-2242
Grades: 9-12
| 1,743 students
Rank: #1414.
Brandon High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3090 Highway 18
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-2261
Grades: 9-12
| 1,642 students
Rank: #1515.
Puckett Attendance Center
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6382 Highway 18
Puckett, MS 39151
(601) 825-5742
Grades: 7-12
| 340 students
Rank: #1616.
Puckett Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6382 Hwy 18
Puckett, MS 39151
(601) 825-6140
Grades: PK-6
| 351 students
Rank: #1717.
Pelahatchie Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
213-b Brooks Street
Pelahatchie, MS 39145
(601) 854-8060
Grades: PK-6
| 407 students
Rank: #1818.
Richland Upper Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 Wilson Drive
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-2288
Grades: 3-6
| 527 students
Rank: #1919.
Pisgah High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Tori Bowie Lane
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 829-2825
Grades: 7-12
| 398 students
Rank: #2020.
Florence High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
232 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2205
Grades: 9-12
| 738 students
Rank: #2121.
Mclaurin Attendance Center
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 Tiger Drive
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2247
Grades: 7-12
| 527 students
Rank: #2222.
Pelahatchie Attendance Center
Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
213 Brooks Street
Pelahatchie, MS 39145
(601) 854-8135
Grades: 7-12
| 366 students
Rank: #2323.
Mclaurin Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2693 Star Road
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2127
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #2424.
Richland High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1202 Highway 49 South
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-5144
Grades: 7-12
| 798 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rankin County Learning Center
Alternative School
200 School Rd.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 824-0334
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Spell Drive
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-4375
Grades: PK-2
| 393 students
Rank: n/an/a
151 Boyce-thompson Drive
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-5437
Grades: PK-1
| 722 students
Rank: n/an/a
300 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-5724
Grades: K-2
| 514 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Rankin Co School Dist School District
  • 1220 Apple Park Place, Brandon, MS, 39042
  • (601) 825-5590
  • rcsd.ms
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 18,384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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