Richton High School

701 Elm Avenue
Richton, MS 39476
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Richton High School serves 292 students in grades 7-12.
Richton High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

School Overview

Richton High School's student population of 292 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
292 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Richton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Richton High School is 0.42, which is less than 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
#442 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
23%
47%
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White
73%
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
0.42
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
5%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Richton High School's ranking?
Richton High School is ranked #442 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Richton High School?
The graduation rate of Richton High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Richton High School?
292 students attend Richton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Richton High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What grades does Richton High School offer ?
Richton High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Richton High School part of?
Richton High School is part of Richton School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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