School Details

New Hope High School

Traditional Public School

2920 New Hope Road

Columbus, MS 39702

662-244-4701

Overview

New Hope High School serves 777 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $9,887.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,887/Child

Demographics

New Hope High School serves 777 students. This high-poverty school body is 51.99% White and 43.63% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 55
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 85%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 777

By Grade:

  •       9: 217
  •       10: 208
  •       11: 166
  •       12: 175
  •       Special Secondary: 11

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 44%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 52%
  •       Two or More: 2%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 377
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 20
Experienced: 95%

Students
Total Enrollment: 5,173

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 113
  •       K: 344
  •       Special Elementary: 45
  •       1: 363
  •       2: 351
  •       3: 372
  •       4: 354
  •       5: 389
  •       6: 382
  •       7: 466
  •       8: 419
  •       9: 435
  •       10: 407
  •       11: 366
  •       12: 341
  •       Special Secondary: 26

Community

Lowndes County

Total Population: 58,595

  •       Males: 27,911
  •       Females: 30,684

Growth: -1.98%
Number of Households: 23,487
Median Income: $47,860

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 15,320 15,607 30,927 -5%
Black or African American 11,920 14,305 26,225 1%
Asian-American 269 331 600 45%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 17 20 37 19%
Native American and Alaska Native 69 97 166 36%
Hispanic American 674 542 1,216 33%
Two or more races 316 324 640 10%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 96.15%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 73%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 59%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.5 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 154 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.6
Mathematics: 16.9
Reading: 18
Science: 17.9

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 41.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 47.6%
English Proficiency: 34.5%
Science Proficiency: 49.2%

Discipline

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

Funding

New Hope High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,887.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,887

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,405

Federal

Per-student Spending: $228

Overall Rating

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