Richton High School

  • Richton High School serves 319 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Richton High School's student population of 319 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richton High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richton High School is 0.35, 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#465 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richton 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 Richton 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
4%
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Black
18%
49%
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White
79%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Richton 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 Richton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.350.31
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Graduation Rate70-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richton 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 NameRICHTON SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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