2920 New Hope Road
Columbus, MS 39702
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
New Hope High School serves 777 students in grades 9-12.
New Hope High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

New Hope High School's student population of 777 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
777 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

New Hope High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of New Hope High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#279 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
43%
48%
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White
52%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is New Hope High School's ranking?

New Hope High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for: Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% MS state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 41% MS state average).

What is the graduation rate of New Hope High School?

The graduation rate of New Hope High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 85%.

How many students attend New Hope High School?

777 students attend New Hope High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

52% of New Hope High School students are White, 43% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of New Hope High School?

New Hope High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does New Hope High School offer ?

New Hope High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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