Yazoo City High School

  • Yazoo City High School serves 595 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Yazoo City High School operates within the Yazoo City Municipal School District.
  • Yazoo City Municipal School District's 54% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 595 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 595 students
Yazoo City High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Yazoo City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Yazoo City High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Yazoo City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Yazoo City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Black
100%
49%
Yazoo City High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
n/a
46%
Yazoo City High School White Students (1989-2007)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Yazoo City High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Yazoo City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
n/a 0.32
Yazoo City High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
100%
67%
Yazoo City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Yazoo City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Yazoo City Municipal School District's student population of 2,403 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 54% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,933 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,484 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Yazoo City Municipal School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,403 2,139
Yazoo City Municipal School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 54% 64%
Yazoo City Municipal School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $20 MM
Yazoo City Municipal School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $20 MM
Yazoo City Municipal School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,933 $9,526
Yazoo City Municipal School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,484 $9,407
Yazoo City Municipal School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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