Starkville High School

603 Yellowjacket Drive
Rank
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

Starkville 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#582 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.480.58
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Graduation Rate
86%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStarkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Starkville High School is Golden Triangle Early College (10.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Armstrong Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Starkville Millsaps Career & Technical Center Vocational School

    0.2 miles
    803 Louisville Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4170
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Starkville Armstrong Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,204 student
    0.7 miles
    303 Mckee Street
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4070
    0.7 6-8 1,204
  • Starkville East Alternative Alternative School

    0.7 miles
    2926 Sixteenth Section Road
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 323-1462
    0.7 n/a n/a
  • Starkville Overstreet Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    307 South Jackson Street
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4193
    0.8 5 360
  • Starkville Henderson/ward-stewart Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 1,168 student
    1.1 miles
    200-c Dr. Martin Luther King D
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 324-4160
    1.1 2-4 1,168

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