Natchez High School

319 Seargent Prentiss Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Natchez High School serves 511 students in grades 9-12.
Natchez High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Natchez High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Natchez High School's student population of 511 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Natchez High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Natchez High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#697 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
95%
47%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Natchez High School's ranking?
Natchez High School is ranked #697 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Natchez High School often compared to?
Natchez High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Natchez Early College@co-lin by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Natchez High School?
The graduation rate of Natchez High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Natchez High School?
511 students attend Natchez High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Natchez High School students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Natchez High School?
Natchez High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Natchez High School offer ?
Natchez High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Natchez High School part of?
Natchez High School is part of Natchez-Adams School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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