School Details

Philadelphia High School

Traditional Public School

248 Byrd Ave.

Philadelphia, MS 39350

601-656-2672

Overview

Philadelphia High School serves 395 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 $11,509.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,509/Child

Demographics

Philadelphia High School serves 395 students. This high-poverty school body is 15.44% White and 81.01% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 29
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 395

By Grade:

  •       7: 71
  •       8: 63
  •       9: 70
  •       10: 62
  •       11: 67
  •       12: 64
  •       Other: -2

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Native American: 3%
  •       African-American: 81%
  •       White: 15%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 65
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 92% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 865

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 26
  •       K: 67
  •       1: 55
  •       2: 53
  •       3: 65
  •       4: 67
  •       5: 64
  •       6: 70
  •       7: 71
  •       8: 63
  •       9: 70
  •       10: 58
  •       11: 67
  •       12: 64
  •       Other: 5

Community

Neshoba County

Total Population: 29,118

  •       Males: 13,895
  •       Females: 15,223

Growth: -1.88%
Number of Households: 10,856
Median Income: $49,215

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,258 8,876 17,134 -5%
Black or African American 2,826 3,369 6,195 0%
Asian-American 69 61 130 26%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 8 8 16 23%
Native American and Alaska Native 2,461 2,637 5,098 5%
Hispanic American 329 321 650 39%
Two or more races 273 272 545 39%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 79.31%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 65%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 57%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 52 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.7
Mathematics: 14.8
Reading: 15.5
Science: 15

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 38.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 28%
English Proficiency: 17.6%
Science Proficiency: 28.7%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 3,194
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 2,285
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 36
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Philadelphia High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,509.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,509

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,465

Federal

Per-student Spending: $612

Overall Rating

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