Yazoo City High School

  • Yazoo City High School serves 563 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yazoo City 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 student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Yazoo City High School's student population of 563 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yazoo City 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 Yazoo City High School is 0.02, 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#688 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Yazoo City High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Black
99%
48%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Yazoo City High School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Yazoo City High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.020.58
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Yazoo City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Yazoo City High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYazoo City Municipal School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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