Simmons High School

501 West Washington Street
Hollandale, MS 38748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Simmons High School serves 272 students in grades 7-12.
Simmons High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Simmons High School's student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Simmons High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Simmons High School is 0.04, which is less 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
#578 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
98%
48%
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White
2%
44%
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.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.58
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Simmons High School is Riverside High School (11.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sanders Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hollandale Sanders Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 355 students
    0.0 miles
    502 West Washington Street
    Hollandale, MS 38748
    (662) 827-2024
    0 PK-6 355
  • Hollandale Hollandale Alternative Program Alternative School

    0.4 miles
    115 North Street
    Hollandale, MS 38748
    (662) 827-0610
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Avon Riverside High School Math: 37% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 405 students
    11.5 miles
    939 Riverside Road
    Avon, MS 38723
    (662) 335-4527
    11.5 7-12 405
  • Avon Riverside Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 592 students
    11.6 miles
    939 Riverside Road
    Avon, MS 38723
    (662) 335-4528
    11.6 PK-6 592
  • Anguilla South Delta Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 186 students
    13.5 miles
    86 Middle School Street
    Anguilla, MS 38721
    (662) 873-6535
    13.5 6-8 186

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