Richton School District
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.
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).
|School District Name||Richton School District|
|School District Website||http://richtonschools.com|
|School District Phone Number||(601) 788-9608|
|School District Grades Offered||KG - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||1,067 Schools|
|# of Students||681 Students||480,606 Students|
|# of Teachers||55 Teachers||31,208 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||16:1|
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 Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#46 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||n/a||3,552 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||1 Student||5,156 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||13 Students||17,921 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||141 Students||232,056 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||513 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||13 Students||10,249 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||5,730|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||52||36,253|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||56||36,587|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||51||36,610|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||62||38,135|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||60||39,071|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||53||39,005|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||54||35,974|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||47||36,060|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||41||35,800|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||43||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||57||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||50||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||52||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||3||7,621|
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 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$6 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$6 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$8,896||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$9,075||$10,428|
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