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Hazlehurst High School

Traditional Public School

101 S. Haley Street

Hazlehurst, MS 39083

601-894-2489

Overview

Hazlehurst High School serves 390 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 $10,767.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,767/Child

Demographics

Hazlehurst High School serves 390 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 90.51% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 29
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 71%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 390

By Grade:

  •       9: 104
  •       10: 118
  •       11: 90
  •       12: 79
  •       Other: -1

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 91%
  •       Hispanic: 8%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 89
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 81% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,453

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 23
  •       K: 89
  •       1: 115
  •       2: 117
  •       3: 115
  •       4: 138
  •       5: 82
  •       6: 131
  •       7: 113
  •       8: 133
  •       9: 104
  •       10: 118
  •       11: 90
  •       12: 73
  •       Other: 12

Community

Copiah County

Total Population: 28,065

  •       Males: 13,466
  •       Females: 14,599

Growth: -4.70%
Number of Households: 10,708
Median Income: $41,476

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 6,352 6,652 13,004 -7%
Black or African American 6,871 7,702 14,573 -3%
Asian-American 56 49 105 17%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 5 5 25%
Native American and Alaska Native 41 37 78 30%
Hispanic American 504 430 934 21%
Two or more races 146 154 300 35%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 81.72%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 65%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 52%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.1 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 69 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.4
Mathematics: 15.2
Reading: 15
Science: 16.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 14.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 3.3%
English Proficiency: 10.8%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

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

Funding

Hazlehurst High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,767.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,767

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,769

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,084

Overall Rating

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