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Mendenhall High School

Traditional Public School

207 Circle Drive

Mendenhall, MS 39114

601-847-2411

Overview

Mendenhall High School serves 565 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 $11,544.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,544/Child

Demographics

Mendenhall High School serves 565 students. This high-poverty school body is 48.50% White and 50.09% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 89%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 565

By Grade:

  •       9: 161
  •       10: 137
  •       11: 135
  •       12: 132

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 50%
  •       White: 49%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 220
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 14
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,167

By Grade:

  •       K: 194
  •       1: 244
  •       2: 241
  •       3: 209
  •       4: 258
  •       5: 245
  •       6: 286
  •       7: 260
  •       8: 271
  •       9: 267
  •       10: 236
  •       11: 229
  •       12: 211
  •       Other: 16

Community

Simpson County

Total Population: 26,658

  •       Males: 12,893
  •       Females: 13,765

Growth: -3.07%
Number of Households: 10,330
Median Income: $41,988

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,209 8,496 16,705 -4%
Black or African American 4,406 4,967 9,373 -4%
Asian-American 69 80 149 80%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 23 16 39 11%
Native American and Alaska Native 53 49 102 32%
Hispanic American 294 208 502 30%
Two or more races 133 157 290 49%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 90.90%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 55%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 55%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.5 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 122 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.9
Mathematics: 15.5
Reading: 15.7
Science: 16.4

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 33.1%
English Proficiency: 21.1%
Science Proficiency: 32.5%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 655
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 15
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Mendenhall High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,544.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,544

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,629

Federal

Per-student Spending: $822

Overall Rating

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