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Charleston High School

Traditional Public School

310 N. Cossar

Charleston, MS 38921

662-647-5359

Overview

Charleston High School serves 245 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $13,586.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,586/Child

Demographics

Charleston High School serves 245 students. This high-poverty school body is 11.95% White and 89.80% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 19
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 65%
In-Field: 83% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 245

By Grade:

  •       9: 67
  •       10: 76
  •       11: 64
  •       12: 38

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 90%
  •       White: 12%

District

Teachers
Total: 70
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 62%
In-Field: 83% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 953

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 14
  •       K: 63
  •       1: 91
  •       2: 54
  •       3: 72
  •       4: 87
  •       5: 63
  •       6: 87
  •       7: 86
  •       8: 79
  •       9: 67
  •       10: 76
  •       11: 64
  •       12: 38
  •       Other: 12

Community

Tallahatchie County

Total Population: 13,809

  •       Males: 7,661
  •       Females: 6,148

Growth: -10.20%
Number of Households: 4,856
Median Income: $35,150

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,362 2,194 5,556 -12%
Black or African American 4,013 3,854 7,867 -10%
Asian-American 118 23 141 11%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 14 0 14 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 49 9 58 26%
Hispanic American 892 59 951 10%
Two or more races 105 68 173 34%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 92.75%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 68%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 43%

ACT

Composite Average: 13.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 42 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.3
Mathematics: 14.3
Reading: 14
Science: 14.2

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 20%
Mathematics Proficiency: 15.3%
English Proficiency: 6.6%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Charleston High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,586.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,586

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,154

Federal

Per-student Spending: $748

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Charleston High School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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