School Details

Kemper County High School

Traditional Public School

200 Martin Luther King Jr Street

Dekalb, MS 39328

601-743-5292

Overview

Kemper County High School serves 283 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 $18,572.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$18,572/Child

Demographics

Kemper County High School serves 283 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 97.53% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Experienced: 59%
In-Field: 89% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 283

By Grade:

  •       9: 68
  •       10: 62
  •       11: 83
  •       12: 64
  •       Other: 6

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

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

District

Teachers
Total: 92
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Experienced: 65%
In-Field: 87% 
Principals
Total: 7
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 881

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 22
  •       K: 41
  •       1: 59
  •       2: 54
  •       3: 47
  •       4: 67
  •       5: 50
  •       6: 70
  •       7: 78
  •       8: 100
  •       9: 68
  •       10: 62
  •       11: 83
  •       12: 60
  •       Other: 20

Community

Kemper County

Total Population: 9,742

  •       Males: 4,889
  •       Females: 4,853

Growth: -6.83%
Number of Households: 3,920
Median Income: $37,305

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 1,659 1,666 3,325 -10%
Black or African American 3,024 2,955 5,979 -5%
Asian-American 4 15 19 90%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 164 176 340 -12%
Hispanic American 46 46 92 77%
Two or more races 38 41 79 3%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 82.66%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 72%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 44%

ACT

Composite Average: 14 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 60 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.4
Mathematics: 15
Reading: 14
Science: 14.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 24.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 14.3%
English Proficiency: 19.7%
Science Proficiency: 11%

Discipline

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

Funding

Kemper County High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $18,572.

Total

Per-student Spending: $18,572

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $17,466

Federal

Per-student Spending: $917

Overall Rating

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

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