Walthall Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 974 students in Walthall Co School Dist School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Mississippi.
Public High Schools in Walthall Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Walthall Co School Dist School District are Salem Attendance Center, Tylertown High School and Walthall Co Career And Tech Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Walthall Co School Dist School District have a Graduation Rate of 74%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Salem Attendance Center, with ≥80% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Walthall Co 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
3 Schools
403 Schools
# Students
974 Students
154,010 Students
# Teachers
79 Teachers
11,199 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Walthall Co School Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 140 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 75-79% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#106 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walthall Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walthall 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)
30%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walthall 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
75-79%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walthall 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
0.54
0.58
# American Indian Students
2 Students
976 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
1,658 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
20 Students
6,038 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
530 Students
68,728 Students
% Black Students
55%
45%
# White Students
397 Students
73,244 Students
% White Students
41%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
80 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
3,286 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
186
# Students in K Grade:
27
1,553
# Students in 1st Grade:
25
1,441
# Students in 2nd Grade:
38
1,509
# Students in 3rd Grade:
31
1,432
# Students in 4th Grade:
35
1,545
# Students in 5th Grade:
30
1,715
# Students in 6th Grade:
49
2,231
# Students in 7th Grade:
124
5,564
# Students in 8th Grade:
141
6,421
# Students in 9th Grade:
141
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
93
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
99
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
112
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
29
2,256

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,392 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,320 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$22 MM
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Spending
$17 MM
$21 MM
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Revenue / Student
$11,392
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Walthall 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
$10,320
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Walthall 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 Walthall Co School Dist School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Salem Attendance Center
Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
881 Highway 27 North
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-2580
Grades: K-12
| 446 students
Rank: #22.
Tylertown High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
204 High School Road
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-3370
Grades: 7-12
| 528 students
Rank: n/an/a
Walthall Co Career And Tech Center
Vocational School
803 Ball Avenue
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 222-1500
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Walthall County School District
  • 814A Morse Avenue, Tylertown, MS, 39667
  • (601) 876-3401
  • wcsd.k12.ms.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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