Ripley High School

  • Ripley High School serves 493 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Ripley High School operates within the South Tippah School District.
  • South Tippah School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 493 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students493 students
Ripley High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ripley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Ripley High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeRipley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Ripley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Ripley High School Asian Students (2002-2005)
Hispanic
12%
3%
Ripley High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
30%
49%
Ripley High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
56%
46%
Ripley High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Ripley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
1%
Ripley High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRipley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.590.55
Ripley High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
67%
Ripley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Ripley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Tippah School District's student population of 2,869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has increased from 60% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,512 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,414 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSouth Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed2,8692,139
South Tippah School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate61%64%
South Tippah School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$22 MM$20 MM
South Tippah School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$21 MM$20 MM
South Tippah School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,512$9,638
South Tippah School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$7,414$9,666
South Tippah School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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