Shannon High School

  • Shannon High School serves 513 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Shannon High School operates within the Lee County School District.
  • Lee County School District's 58% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 513 students has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 513 students
Shannon High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Shannon High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Shannon High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Shannon High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Shannon High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Shannon High School Asian Students (1994-2005)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Shannon High School Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
71%
49%
Shannon High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
28%
46%
Shannon High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Shannon High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Shannon High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.42 0.32
Shannon 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.
n/a n/a
Shannon High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Shannon High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Lee County School District's student population of 7,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 58% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,151 in this district is less than the state average of $9,451. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,844 is less than the state average of $9,432. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 7,089 2,139
Lee County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 58% 64%
Lee County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $20 MM
Lee County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $56 MM $20 MM
Lee County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,151 $9,451
Lee County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $7,844 $9,432
Lee County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • ShannonShannon Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 264 students
    0 miles
    P. O. Box 349
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-3986
    06-8264
  • ShannonShannon Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 323 students
    0.6 miles
    P. O. Box 469
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-0135
    0.6PK-2323
  • ShannonShannon Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 279 students
    1 miles
    P O Box 7
    ShannonMS 38868
    (662)767-9514
    13-5279
  • VeronaVerona Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 460 students
    5.5 miles
    P O Box 579
    VeronaMS 38879
    (662)566-7266
    5.5KG-4460
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    5.7 miles
    P. O. Drawer 409
    NettletonMS 38858
    (662)963-2360
    5.7PK-3418

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