Ripley High School

  • Ripley High School serves 499 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ripley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ripley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Ripley High School's student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students499 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ripley High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ripley High School is 0.61, which is more 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#225 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
4%
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Black
27%
48%
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White
55%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.610.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Tippah School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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