Northwest Rankin High School

  • Northwest Rankin High School serves 1,674 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Northwest Rankin High School's student population of 1,674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Rankin High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Rankin High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#43 out of 840 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
27%
49%
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White
66%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Northwest Rankin High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Rankin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.490.31
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Graduation Rate
90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwest Rankin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRankin Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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