School Details

Clarksdale High School

Traditional Public School

1101 Wildcat Drive

Clarksdale, MS 38614

662-627-8530

Overview

Clarksdale High School serves 479 students in grades 10-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $11,542.

Grades

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,542/Child

Demographics

Clarksdale High School serves 479 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 96.87% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 36
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 57%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 479

By Grade:

  •       10: 160
  •       11: 156
  •       12: 142
  •       Special Secondary: 12
  •       Other: 9

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 97%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 173
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 57%
In-Field: 80% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,237

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 62
  •       K: 145
  •       1: 172
  •       2: 166
  •       3: 145
  •       4: 216
  •       5: 120
  •       6: 174
  •       7: 209
  •       8: 171
  •       9: 161
  •       10: 160
  •       11: 156
  •       12: 154
  •       Special Secondary: 12
  •       Other: 14

Community

Coahoma County

Total Population: 22,124

  •       Males: 10,254
  •       Females: 11,870

Growth: -15.40%
Number of Households: 9,461
Median Income: $30,047

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 2,243 2,383 4,626 -24%
Black or African American 7,839 9,327 17,166 -13%
Asian-American 57 52 109 -16%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 6 6 12 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 27 14 41 78%
Hispanic American 195 172 367 25%
Two or more races 82 88 170 45%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 87.41%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 78%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.2 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 145 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.2
Mathematics: 14.2
Reading: 14.4
Science: 15.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 17.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 2.4%
English Proficiency: 17.7%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

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

Funding

Clarksdale High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,542.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,542

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,470

Federal

Per-student Spending: $2,143

Overall Rating

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