School Details

Southaven High School

Traditional Public School

735 Rasco Road

Southaven, MS 38671

662-393-9300

Overview

Southaven High School serves 1758 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 $7,475.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,475/Child

Demographics

Southaven High School serves 1758 students. This high-poverty school body is 27.76% White and 55.29% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 109
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 78%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 6
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,758

By Grade:

  •       9: 478
  •       10: 474
  •       11: 405
  •       12: 372
  •       Special Secondary: 29

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 2%
  •       African-American: 55%
  •       Hispanic: 9%
  •       White: 28%
  •       Two or More: 6%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 2130
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 117
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 34,067

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 135
  •       Special Pre-K: 281
  •       K: 2153
  •       Special K: 32
  •       Special Elementary: 207
  •       1: 2430
  •       2: 2475
  •       3: 2428
  •       4: 2516
  •       5: 2521
  •       6: 2761
  •       7: 2806
  •       8: 2746
  •       9: 2841
  •       10: 2765
  •       11: 2586
  •       12: 2241
  •       Special Secondary: 143

Community

DeSoto County

Total Population: 184,945

  •       Males: 88,910
  •       Females: 96,035

Growth: 14.69%
Number of Households: 56,641
Median Income: $66,532

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 60,433 62,389 122,822 2%
Black or African American 25,447 30,189 55,636 57%
Asian-American 1,357 1,650 3,007 46%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 104 50 154 21%
Native American and Alaska Native 243 308 551 -3%
Hispanic American 4,935 4,480 9,415 16%
Two or more races 1326 1449 2,775 32%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 88.58%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 51%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 68%

ACT

Composite Average: 17 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 331 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16
Mathematics: 16.9
Reading: 17.2
Science: 17.2

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 54.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 42.5%
English Proficiency: 35.8%
Science Proficiency: 38%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 688
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Southaven High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,475.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,475

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,236

Federal

Per-student Spending: $285

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