603 Yellowjacket Drive
Starkville, MS 39759
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Starkville High School serves 1,428 students in grades 9-12.
Starkville 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

Starkville High School's student population of 1,428 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,428 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
81 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Starkville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Starkville High School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#611 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
65%
48%
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White
32%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
76%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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