Wayne County High School

Tel: (601)735-2851
  • Wayne County High School serves 962 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Wayne County High School operates within the Wayne County School District.
  • Wayne County School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 962 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students962 students
Wayne County High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Wayne County High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Wayne County High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWayne County High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Wayne County High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Wayne County High School Asian Students (1996-2003)
Black
58%
49%
Wayne County High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
42%
45%
Wayne County High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWayne County High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.56
Wayne County High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
Wayne County High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Wayne County High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wayne County School District's student population of 3,320 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,851 is higher than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,777 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District NameWayne County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed3,3202,008
Wayne County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate59%64%
Wayne County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2016)
District Total Revenue$39 MM$20 MM
Wayne County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$32 MM$20 MM
Wayne County School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$10,851$10,065
Wayne County School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$8,777$10,094
Wayne County School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
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    Grades: 5-12
    0.2 miles
    1325 Azalea Dr
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601)735-2851
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    Grades: PK-4 | 648 students
    0.4 miles
    1022 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601)735-2205
    0.4 PK-4 648
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 432 students
    1.8 miles
    155 Wayne Street
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601)735-3159
    1.8 5-8 432
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    Grades: K-8 | 448 students
    8.1 miles
    40 Clara School Rd
    Clara, MS 39324
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