School Details

Lawrence County High School

Traditional Public School

713 Thomas E. Jolly Dr.

Monticello, MS 39654

601-587-4910

Overview

Lawrence County High School serves 547 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $10,534.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,534/Child

Demographics

Lawrence County High School serves 547 students. This high-poverty school body is 54.48% White and 42.23% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 35
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 95%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 547

By Grade:

  •       9: 143
  •       10: 137
  •       11: 130
  •       12: 127
  •       Other: 10

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 42%
  •       White: 54%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 138
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,857

By Grade:

  •       K: 128
  •       1: 134
  •       2: 135
  •       3: 132
  •       4: 144
  •       5: 122
  •       6: 147
  •       7: 173
  •       8: 185
  •       9: 143
  •       10: 137
  •       11: 130
  •       12: 127
  •       Other: 20

Community

Lawrence County

Total Population: 12,586

  •       Males: 6,101
  •       Females: 6,485

Growth: -2.65%
Number of Households: 5,078
Median Income: $36,272

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,094 4,208 8,302 -5%
Black or African American 1,892 2,187 4,079 2%
Asian-American 28 24 52 49%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 2 2 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 21 13 34 13%
Hispanic American 180 94 274 0%
Two or more races 66 51 117 36%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 91.91%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 71%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 50%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.6 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 121 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15.5
Mathematics: 16.4
Reading: 17.1
Science: 16.8

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 39.8%
Mathematics Proficiency: 33.3%
English Proficiency: 23%
Science Proficiency: 21%

Discipline

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

Funding

Lawrence County High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,534.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,534

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,656

Federal

Per-student Spending: $718

Overall Rating

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

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