Neshoba Central High School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Neshoba Central High School serves 983 students in grades 9-12.
Neshoba Central 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Neshoba Central High School's student population of 983 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students983 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Neshoba Central High School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Neshoba Central 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 Neshoba Central High School is 0.51, 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
#442 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
13%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
18%
48%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.58
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeshoba County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Neshoba Central High School is Philadelphia High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Neshoba Central Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neshoba Central Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia Neshoba Central Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,481 student
    1.0 miles
    1002 St Francis Drive
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
    (601) 656-2182
    1 PK-5 1,481
  • Philadelphia Neshoba Central Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 817 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 St. Francis Drive
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
    (601) 656-4636
    1 6-8 817
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 617 students
    1.1 miles
    406 Stribling Street
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
    (601) 656-1623
    1.1 PK-6 617
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia High School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 410 students
    1.2 miles
    248 Byrd Ave.
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
    (601) 656-2672
    1.2 7-12 410
  • Philadelphia Tucker Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 160 students
    4.8 miles
    126 E Tucker Circle
    Philadelphia, MS 39350
    (601) 656-8775
    4.8 K-8 160

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