O'bannon High School

  • O'bannon High School serves 421 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 20% (which is lower 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 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • O'bannon High School's student population of 421 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students421 students
This chart display total students of O'bannon High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of O'bannon High School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of O'bannon High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of O'bannon High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • O'bannon High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of O'bannon High School is 0.08, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#640 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of O'bannon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of O'bannon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of O'bannon High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in O'bannon High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in O'bannon High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
96%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in O'bannon High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in O'bannon High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in O'bannon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.080.58
This chart display the diversity score of O'bannon High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of O'bannon High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in O'bannon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in O'bannon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWESTERN LINE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review O'bannon High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.