Richton School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 681 students in Richton School District. Richton School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Richton 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.
Public schools in Richton School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameRichton School District
School District Websitehttp://richtonschools.com
School District Phone Number(601) 788-9608
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools2 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students681 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers55 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1

District Comparison

Richton School District, which is ranked within the top 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 80-89% has increased from 60-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#46 out of 150 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richton   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richton   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)
45%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richton   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
80-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richton   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.390.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students13 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students141 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
21%
48%
# of White Students513 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
75%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students13 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:5236,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:5636,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5136,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:6238,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:6039,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:5339,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:5435,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:4736,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:4135,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:4335,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:5734,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:5032,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:5231,047
# of Ungraded Students:37,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,896 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,075 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$6 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richton   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$6 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Richton   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$8,896$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richton   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$9,075$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richton   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.

Richton School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Richton Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Elm Avenue, P.o. Box 568
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 788-6975

    Grades: K-6 | 388 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Richton High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Elm Avenue
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 788-9608

    Grades: 7-12 | 293 students
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