School Details

M. S. Palmer High School

Traditional Public School

1315 Martin Luther King Drive

Marks, MS 38646

662-326-5191

Overview

M. S. Palmer High School serves 250 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 $13,808.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,808/Child

Demographics

M. S. Palmer High School serves 250 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and <5% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 22
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 80% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 250

By Grade:

  •       9: 61
  •       10: 68
  •       11: 63
  •       12: 64
  •       Special Secondary: 11
  •       Other: -17

District

Teachers
Total: 83
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 69%
In-Field: 81% 
Principals
Total: 6
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 894

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 18
  •       K: 63
  •       Special Elementary: 11
  •       1: 61
  •       2: 74
  •       3: 82
  •       4: 67
  •       5: 67
  •       6: 70
  •       7: 67
  •       8: 64
  •       9: 61
  •       10: 56
  •       11: 63
  •       12: 64
  •       Special Secondary: 11
  •       Other: -5

Community

Quitman County

Total Population: 6,792

  •       Males: 3,153
  •       Females: 3,639

Growth: -17.40%
Number of Households: 3,058
Median Income: $31,077

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 854 943 1,797 -25%
Black or African American 2,236 2,632 4,868 -15%
Asian-American 11 5 16 23%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 1 2 3 200%
Native American and Alaska Native 10 12 22 10%
Hispanic American 69 55 124 125%
Two or more races 41 45 86 51%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 95.65%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 64%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 51%

ACT

Composite Average: 13.4 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 65 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 10.9
Mathematics: 14.9
Reading: 13
Science: 14.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 32.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 0%
English Proficiency: 17.9%
Science Proficiency: 21.5%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,107
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 15
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

M. S. Palmer High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,808.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,808

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,038

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,873

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