Natchez High School

  • Natchez High School serves 603 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Natchez High School's student population of 603 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Natchez High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Natchez High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#817 out of 835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
96%
48%
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White
4%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Natchez High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.080.57
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNatchez-Adams School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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