Natchez High School

319 Seargent Prentiss Drive
Natchez, MS 39120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Natchez High School serves 603 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 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% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Natchez High School's student population of 603 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% 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 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Natchez High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#793 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
95%
48%
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White
4%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.58
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Natchez High School is Natchez Early College Academy (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Robert Lewis Magnet School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mc Laurin Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Natchez Mc Laurin Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    0.0 miles
    170 Seargent S Prentiss Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2953
    0 PK-5 650
  • Natchez Susie B West Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 421 students
    2.5 miles
    161 Lewis Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2891
    2.5 K-5 421
  • Natchez Career And Technology Center Vocational School

    2.8 miles
    315 Seargent Prentiss Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2902
    2.8 n/a n/a
  • Natchez Natchez Early College Academy Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 157 students
    2.9 miles
    319 Seargent Printiss Dr.
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2865
    2.9 9-12 157
  • Natchez Natchez Freshman Academy Reading: ≥50%
    Grades: 9 | 181 students
    2.9 miles
    208 Lynda Lee Drive
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 445-2941
    2.9 9 181

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