Walthall County School District

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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).

Overview

School District NameWalthall County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wcsd.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(601) 876-3401
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools2 Schools251 Schools
# of Students1,070 Students159,946 Students
# of Teachers65 Teachers10,170 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Walthall County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walthall County   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)
24%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walthall County   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
65-69%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Walthall County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.530.56
# of American Indian Students3 Students959 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a1,633 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students15 Students4,878 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
3%
# of Black Students590 Students73,205 Students
% Black Students
55%
46%
# of White Students445 Students77,401 Students
% White Students
42%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student71 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students16 Students1,799 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 243
# of Students in Kindergarten:311,747
# of Students in 1st Grade:431,651
# of Students in 2nd Grade:331,688
# of Students in 3rd Grade:461,763
# of Students in 4th Grade:311,841
# of Students in 5th Grade:291,910
# of Students in 6th Grade:422,131
# of Students in 7th Grade:1315,401
# of Students in 8th Grade:1375,525
# of Students in 9th Grade:12635,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:14234,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:11832,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:12631,047
# of Ungraded Students:352,286

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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$20 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Walthall County   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$18 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Walthall County   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$10,475$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Walthall County   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$9,391$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Walthall County   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.

Walthall County School District Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Salem Attendance Center Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    881 Highway 27 North
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-2580

    Grades: K-12 | 462 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Tylertown High School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    204 High School Road
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-3370

    Grades: 7-12 | 608 students
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