School Details

Bruce High School

Traditional Public School

430 East Countiss Street

Bruce, MS 38915

662-983-3350

Overview

Bruce High School serves 525 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $9,593.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,593/Child

Demographics

Bruce High School serves 525 students. This high-poverty school body is 58.86% White and 34.10% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 44
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 72%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 525

By Grade:

  •       5: 76
  •       6: 53
  •       7: 81
  •       8: 74
  •       9: 67
  •       10: 61
  •       11: 55
  •       12: 55
  •       Other: 3

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 34%
  •       Hispanic: 5%
  •       White: 59%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 184
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 70%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 8
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,256

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 86
  •       K: 154
  •       Special Elementary: 11
  •       1: 177
  •       2: 164
  •       3: 167
  •       4: 156
  •       5: 167
  •       6: 155
  •       7: 189
  •       8: 185
  •       9: 165
  •       10: 162
  •       11: 158
  •       12: 138
  •       Special Secondary: 13
  •       Other: 9

Community

Calhoun County

Total Population: 14,361

  •       Males: 6,902
  •       Females: 7,459

Growth: -4.02%
Number of Households: 5,988
Median Income: $42,107

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,913 5,097 10,010 -5%
Black or African American 1,870 2,224 4,094 -2%
Asian-American 8 15 23 28%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 4 1 5 67%
Native American and Alaska Native 26 27 53 194%
Hispanic American 512 390 902 12%
Two or more races 81 95 176 28%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 94.44%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 66%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 51%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 50 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.7
Mathematics: 16.7
Reading: 16.6
Science: 16.5

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 34.9%
Mathematics Proficiency: 37.7%
English Proficiency: 33.6%
Science Proficiency: 53.4%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Bruce High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,593.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,593

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,006

Federal

Per-student Spending: $768

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