Simmons High School

  • Simmons High School serves 263 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Simmons High School's student population of 263 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students263 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Simmons High School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simmons High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simmons High School is 0.00, which is less 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#550 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Simmons 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)15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Black
100%
49%
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White
n/a
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Simmons High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Simmons 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 Simmons High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Scoren/a0.31
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Graduation Rate80-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simmons High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHollandale Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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