Wayne County High School

1325 Azalea Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Wayne County High School serves 928 students in grades 9-12.
Wayne County 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 29% (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 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Wayne County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Wayne County High School's student population of 928 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students928 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wayne County High School
Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Wayne County 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 Wayne County High School is 0.50, 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
#550 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
58%
48%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.500.58
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Graduation Rate
77%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wayne County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wayne County High School is Millry High School (19.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wayne Central Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waynesboro Wayne County Alternative School Alternative School

    0.2 miles
    1325 Azalea Dr
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2851
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Waynesboro Wayne County Career & Technical Vocational School

    0.2 miles
    800 Collins Street
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-5036
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Waynesboro Wayne Central Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 513 students
    0.4 miles
    1022 Azalea Drive
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-2205
    0.4 PK-8 513
  • Waynesboro Waynesboro Riverview Ele School Math: 16% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
    1.8 miles
    155 Wayne Street
    Waynesboro, MS 39367
    (601) 735-3159
    1.8 K-8 511
  • Clara Clara Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 486 students
    8.1 miles
    40 Clara School Rd
    Clara, MS 39324
    (601) 735-2065
    8.1 K-8 486

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