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Leake Central High School

Traditional Public School

704 N Jordan Street

Carthage, MS 39051

601-267-7713

Overview

Leake Central High School serves 548 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 $9,075.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,075/Child

Demographics

Leake Central High School serves 548 students. This high-poverty school body is 18.98% White and 58.21% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 37
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 63%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 66%

Students
Total Enrollment: 548

By Grade:

  •       9: 138
  •       10: 165
  •       11: 119
  •       12: 105
  •       Special Secondary: 21

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Native American: 3%
  •       African-American: 58%
  •       Hispanic: 17%
  •       White: 19%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 181
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 71%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 91%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,618

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 41
  •       K: 192
  •       Special Elementary: 51
  •       1: 191
  •       2: 215
  •       3: 185
  •       4: 186
  •       5: 180
  •       6: 233
  •       7: 231
  •       8: 214
  •       9: 174
  •       10: 206
  •       11: 153
  •       12: 143
  •       Special Secondary: 23

Community

Leake County

Total Population: 22,786

  •       Males: 11,755
  •       Females: 11,031

Growth: -4.28%
Number of Households: 8,272
Median Income: $43,614

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 5,672 5,588 11,260 -8%
Black or African American 5,123 4,480 9,603 -1%
Asian-American 63 54 117 63%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 0 3 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 770 776 1,546 -4%
Hispanic American 615 490 1,105 8%
Two or more races 124 133 257 32%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 85.07%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 63%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 113 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.9
Mathematics: 15.6
Reading: 15.3
Science: 15.9

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 30.6%
Mathematics Proficiency: 41.2%
English Proficiency: 32.9%
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

Leake Central High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,075.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,075

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,088

Federal

Per-student Spending: $779

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