School Details

Amite County High School

Traditional Public School

600 Irene St

Liberty, MS 39645

601-657-8920

Overview

Amite County High School serves 416 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $13,224.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,224/Child

Demographics

Amite County High School serves 416 students. This high-poverty school body is 13.22% White and 84.38% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 39
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 85%
In-Field: 92% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 416

By Grade:

  •       7: 70
  •       8: 84
  •       9: 64
  •       10: 75
  •       11: 64
  •       12: 49
  •       Other: 10

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 84%
  •       White: 13%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 593
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 87%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 31
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 8,765

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 32
  •       K: 568
  •       Special Elementary: 45
  •       1: 618
  •       2: 651
  •       3: 616
  •       4: 643
  •       5: 674
  •       6: 679
  •       7: 721
  •       8: 739
  •       9: 719
  •       10: 658
  •       11: 709
  •       12: 612
  •       Special Secondary: 61
  •       Other: 20

Community

Amite County

Total Population: 12,297

  •       Males: 5,934
  •       Females: 6,363

Growth: -6.35%
Number of Households: 5,351
Median Income: $42,649

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,507 3,701 7,208 -5%
Black or African American 2,342 2,573 4,915 -10%
Asian-American 7 13 20 67%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 3 3 200%
Native American and Alaska Native 25 21 46 109%
Hispanic American 94 72 166 51%
Two or more races 53 52 105 50%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 79.71%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 60%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 47%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.2 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 64 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 11.6
Mathematics: 14.9
Reading: 14.4
Science: 15.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 40%
Mathematics Proficiency: 14.1%
English Proficiency: 12.4%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,585
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 13
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Amite County High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,224.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,224

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,145

Federal

Per-student Spending: $939

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