Raleigh High School

491 Magnolia Drive
Raleigh, MS 39153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Raleigh High School serves 549 students in grades 7-12.
Raleigh High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Raleigh High School's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students549 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Raleigh High School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Raleigh High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Raleigh High School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#550 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Raleigh High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Raleigh High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
30%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Raleigh High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
69%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Raleigh High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Raleigh High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.440.58
This chart display the diversity score of Raleigh High School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Raleigh High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Raleigh High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Raleigh High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmith County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Raleigh High School is Mize Attendance Center (10.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Raleigh Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Raleigh Raleigh Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 624 students
    2.5 miles
    201 White Oak Avenue
    Raleigh, MS 39153
    (601) 782-9507
    2.5 K-6 624
  • Mize Mize Attendance Center Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 823 students
    10.0 miles
    125 School Dr
    Mize, MS 39116
    (601) 733-2242
    10 K-12 823
  • Taylorsville Taylorsville Attendance Center Math: 33% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 726 students
    13.0 miles
    324 Hester Street
    Taylorsville, MS 39168
    (601) 785-6942
    13 K-12 726
  • Bay Springs Bay Springs Middle School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 145 students
    13.4 miles
    124 Edmund King Road
    Bay Springs, MS 39422
    (601) 425-8530
    13.4 6-8 145
  • Magee Magee Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 640 students
    14.7 miles
    1035 Goodwater Rd Nw
    Magee, MS 39111
    (601) 849-3601
    14.7 K-4 640

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