Oxford High School

  • Oxford High School serves 1,142 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (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 60% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oxford High School placed in the top 10% 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 19:1 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%.

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School Overview

  • Oxford High School's student population of 1,142 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,142 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Oxford High School
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oxford High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oxford High School is 0.56, 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)
43%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
3%
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Black
36%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Oxford High School and the percentage of Black students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
56%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oxford High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mississippi by year.MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.31
This chart display the diversity score of Oxford High School and the average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oxford High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oxford 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 NameOxford School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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