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Richton High School

Traditional Public School

701 Elm Avenue

Richton, MS 39476

601-788-9608

Overview

Richton High School serves 267 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $9,663.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,663/Child

Demographics

Richton High School serves 267 students. This high-poverty school body is 73.78% White and 23.22% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 33
Student-Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Experienced: 88%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 267

By Grade:

  •       7: 49
  •       8: 50
  •       9: 45
  •       10: 46
  •       11: 38
  •       12: 39

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 23%
  •       White: 74%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 58
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 531

By Grade:

  •       K: 36
  •       1: 31
  •       2: 33
  •       3: 36
  •       4: 36
  •       5: 45
  •       6: 47
  •       7: 49
  •       8: 50
  •       9: 45
  •       10: 46
  •       11: 38
  •       12: 39

Community

Perry County

Total Population: 11,973

  •       Males: 5,858
  •       Females: 6,115

Growth: -2.26%
Number of Households: 4,674
Median Income: $47,073

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,637 4,794 9,431 -2%
Black or African American 1,106 1,193 2,299 -7%
Asian-American 13 12 25 9%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 5 5 10 150%
Native American and Alaska Native 33 28 61 69%
Hispanic American 98 89 187 57%
Two or more races 64 83 147 40%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 90.38%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 66%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.1 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 36 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.9
Mathematics: 16.8
Reading: 17.7
Science: 16.4

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 58.8%
Mathematics Proficiency: 32.7%
English Proficiency: 28.7%
Science Proficiency: 48%

Discipline

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

Funding

Richton High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,663.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,663

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,103

Federal

Per-student Spending: $653

Overall Rating

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