Oxford High School

101 Charger Loop
Oxford, MS 38655
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Oxford High School serves 1,346 students in grades 9-12.
Oxford High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Oxford High School's student population of 1,346 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Oxford High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Oxford High School is 0.60, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#222 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
35%
47%
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White
53%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
91%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oxford High School's ranking?
Oxford High School is ranked #222 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Oxford High School often compared to?
Oxford High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lafayette High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Oxford High School?
The graduation rate of Oxford High School is 91%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Oxford High School?
1,346 students attend Oxford High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Oxford High School students are White, 35% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oxford High School?
Oxford High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Oxford High School offer ?
Oxford High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Oxford High School part of?
Oxford High School is part of Oxford School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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