Richton School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 531 students in Richton School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Richton School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Richton School Dist School District are Richton Elementary School and Richton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Richton School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Richton School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
531 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
50 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Richton School Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 80-84% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#73 out of 146 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richton School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richton 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)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richton 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
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richton 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
0.42
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
120 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
23%
48%
# White Students
389 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
73%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
36
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
31
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
33
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
36
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
36
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
45
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
49
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
50
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
45
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
46
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
38
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
39
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
-
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,881 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,782 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$6 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richton 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)
$6 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Richton 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
$10,881
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richton 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
$10,782
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richton 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 Richton School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richton Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 Elm Avenue, P.o. Box 568
Richton, MS 39476
(601) 788-6975
Grades: K-6
| 264 students
Rank: #22.
Richton High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Elm Avenue
Richton, MS 39476
(601) 788-9608
Grades: 7-12
| 267 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Richton School Dist School District
  • 701 Elm Avenue, Post Office Box 568, Richton, MS, 39476
  • (601) 788-9608
  • richtonschools.com
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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