Walthall County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 1,070 students in Walthall County School District. The top ranked public high schools in Walthall County School District are Salem Attendance Center and Tylertown High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public high schools in Walthall County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 38% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Mississippi.
public high school in Walthall County School District have a Graduation Rate of 69%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 84%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Salem Attendance Center, with 80-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 52% (majority Black).
|School District Name||Walthall County School District|
|School District Website||http://www.wcsd.k12.ms.us|
|School District Phone Number||(601) 876-3401|
|School District Grades Offered||KG - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||251 Schools|
|# of Students||1,070 Students||159,946 Students|
|# of Teachers||65 Teachers||10,170 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1||16:1|
Walthall County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 147 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 65-69% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#116 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||3 Students||959 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||1,633 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||15 Students||4,878 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||590 Students||73,205 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||445 Students||77,401 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||71 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||16 Students||1,799 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||243|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||31||1,747|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||43||1,651|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||33||1,688|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||46||1,763|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||31||1,841|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||29||1,910|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||42||2,131|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||131||5,401|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||137||5,525|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||126||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||142||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||118||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||126||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||35||2,286|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,475 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 $9,391 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||$20 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$18 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,475||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$9,391||$10,428|
Walthall County School District Public High Schools (2021)
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