Oak Grove High School

  • Oak Grove High School serves 1,732 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oak Grove High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Oak Grove High School's student population of 1,732 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Grove High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Grove High School is 0.55, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank
3%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
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Black
37%
49%
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White
56%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.550.31
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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