Quitman High School

  • Quitman High School serves 556 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (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 30-34% (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 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Quitman High School's student population of 556 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students556 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Quitman High School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Quitman High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Quitman High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Quitman High School is 0.46, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#462 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Quitman 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)30-34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Quitman 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
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Black
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Quitman High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
35%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Quitman High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Quitman High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quitman High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.460.31
This chart display the diversity score of Quitman High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Quitman 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 Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Quitman High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuitman Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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