Richton School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 293 students in Richton School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Mississippi.
Public High School in Richton School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Richton School District is Richton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Richton School District have a Graduation Rate of 82%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Richton High School, with 80-84% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public high school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Richton 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 District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
1 School
251 Schools
# Students
293 Students
159,946 Students
# Teachers
31 Teachers
10,170 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Richton School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 141 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 2018-2019 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 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 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 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 District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.56
# American Indian Students
n/a
959 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,633 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
8 Students
4,878 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
3%
# Black Students
53 Students
73,205 Students
% Black Students
18%
46%
# White Students
227 Students
77,401 Students
% White Students
78%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
71 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
1,799 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
1%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
243
# Students in K Grade:
-
1,747
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
1,651
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
1,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
1,763
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
1,841
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
1,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
2,131
# Students in 7th Grade:
47
5,401
# Students in 8th Grade:
41
5,525
# Students in 9th Grade:
43
35,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
57
34,503
# Students in 11th Grade:
50
32,346
# Students in 12th Grade:
52
31,047
# Ungraded Students:
3
2,286

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,485 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,559. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,407 is less than the state median of $10,908. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This 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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,485
$11,559
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,407
$10,908
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Richton School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 293 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Richton School District
  • 701 Elm Avenue, Post Office Box 568, Richton, MS, 39476
  • (601) 788-9608
  • richtonschools.com
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37

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