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Okolona High School

Traditional Public School

404 Howard Gunn Street

Okolona, MS 38860

662-447-2362

Overview

Okolona High School serves 166 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 $15,254.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$15,254/Child

Demographics

Okolona High School serves 166 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.80% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 18
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Experienced: 69%
In-Field: 70% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 166

By Grade:

  •       9: 47
  •       10: 45
  •       11: 38
  •       12: 36

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 99%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 51
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 88% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 547

By Grade:

  •       K: 42
  •       1: 38
  •       2: 40
  •       3: 47
  •       4: 47
  •       5: 36
  •       6: 47
  •       7: 52
  •       8: 36
  •       9: 47
  •       10: 45
  •       11: 38
  •       12: 36
  •       Other: -4

Community

Chickasaw County

Total Population: 17,103

  •       Males: 8,446
  •       Females: 8,657

Growth: -1.66%
Number of Households: 6,639
Median Income: $40,471

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,523 4,496 9,019 -8%
Black or African American 3,663 3,960 7,623 3%
Asian-American 41 45 86 54%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 6 2 8 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 40 30 70 112%
Hispanic American 556 365 921 43%
Two or more races 173 124 297 120%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 94.23%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 75%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.5 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 38 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.9
Mathematics: 15.4
Reading: 14
Science: 15.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 26.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 11.8%
English Proficiency: 27.3%
Science Proficiency: 39.1%

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

Okolona High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $15,254.

Total

Per-student Spending: $15,254

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $13,356

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,007

Overall Rating

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