Olive Branch High School

  • Olive Branch High School serves 1,132 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (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.
  • Olive Branch High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Olive Branch High School's student population of 1,132 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Olive Branch 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Olive Branch High School is 0.57, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
3%
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Black
39%
49%
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White
53%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
1%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Olive Branch High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.570.31
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Olive Branch High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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