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Ripley High School

Traditional Public School

720 S Clayton Street

Ripley, MS 38663

662-837-7583

Overview

Ripley High School serves 486 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 $9,918.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,918/Child

Demographics

Ripley High School serves 486 students. This high-poverty school body is 49.38% White and 29.63% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 34
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 94%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 486

By Grade:

  •       9: 138
  •       10: 118
  •       11: 111
  •       12: 107
  •       Special Secondary: 12

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 30%
  •       Hispanic: 13%
  •       White: 49%
  •       Other: 8%

District

Teachers
Total: 204
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 83%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,535

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 63
  •       Special Pre-K: 17
  •       K: 206
  •       Special Elementary: 12
  •       1: 173
  •       2: 173
  •       3: 160
  •       4: 173
  •       5: 193
  •       6: 190
  •       7: 222
  •       8: 192
  •       9: 230
  •       10: 182
  •       11: 166
  •       12: 171
  •       Special Secondary: 12

Community

Tippah County

Total Population: 22,015

  •       Males: 10,712
  •       Females: 11,303

Growth: -0.98%
Number of Households: 8,597
Median Income: $45,568

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,719 9,090 17,809 -3%
Black or African American 1,758 1,929 3,687 3%
Asian-American 25 37 62 82%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 4 3 7 133%
Native American and Alaska Native 43 53 96 22%
Hispanic American 534 531 1,065 8%
Two or more races 163 191 354 30%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 94.01%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 66%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 106 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15.7
Mathematics: 16.4
Reading: 17.4
Science: 17.2

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 59.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 27.1%
English Proficiency: 31.6%
Science Proficiency: 54.1%

Discipline

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

Funding

Ripley High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,918.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,918

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,550

Federal

Per-student Spending: $384

Overall Rating

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