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Jefferson County High School

Traditional Public School

2277 Main St.

Fayette, MS 39069

601-786-3919

Overview

Jefferson County High School serves 307 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 $11,609.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,609/Child

Demographics

Jefferson County High School serves 307 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.36% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 22
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 61%
In-Field: 75% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 307

By Grade:

  •       9: 75
  •       10: 72
  •       11: 70
  •       12: 95
  •       Other: -5

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 98%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 70
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 86% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 80%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,089

By Grade:

  •       K: 69
  •       Special Elementary: 23
  •       1: 73
  •       2: 85
  •       3: 78
  •       4: 86
  •       5: 76
  •       6: 75
  •       7: 103
  •       8: 97
  •       9: 68
  •       10: 72
  •       11: 70
  •       12: 95
  •       Other: 19

Community

Jefferson County

Total Population: 6,990

  •       Males: 3,436
  •       Females: 3,554

Growth: -9.53%
Number of Households: 2,929
Median Income: $32,683

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 493 440 933 -12%
Black or African American 2,905 3,065 5,970 -10%
Asian-American 7 4 11 450%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 1 1 2 100%
Native American and Alaska Native 6 14 20 54%
Hispanic American 33 30 63 125%
Two or more races 24 30 54 108%


Jefferson Davis County

Total Population: 11,128

  •       Males: 5,258
  •       Females: 5,870

Growth: -10.88%
Number of Households: 4,977
Median Income: $35,567

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 2,117 2,205 4,322 -11%
Black or African American 3,058 3,573 6,631 -11%
Asian-American 19 15 34 89%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 2 3 5 150%
Native American and Alaska Native 18 14 32 -3%
Hispanic American 104 108 212 110%
Two or more races 44 60 104 32%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.85%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 78%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 38%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 50%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 57 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.7
Mathematics: 14.6
Reading: 15
Science: 15.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 27.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 7.3%
English Proficiency: 15.1%
Science Proficiency: 20.7%

Discipline

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

Funding

Jefferson County High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,609.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,609

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,299

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,177

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