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Water Valley High School

Traditional Public School

550 Markette Street

Water Valley, MS 38965

662-473-2468

Overview

Water Valley High School serves 458 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 $9,545.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,545/Child

Demographics

Water Valley High School serves 458 students. This high-poverty school body is 56.77% White and 38.43% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 45
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 83% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 458

By Grade:

  •       7: 77
  •       8: 99
  •       9: 79
  •       10: 73
  •       11: 73
  •       12: 66
  •       Other: -9

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 38%
  •       White: 57%
  •       Two or More: 3%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 83
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 76%
In-Field: 90% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,007

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 19
  •       K: 86
  •       1: 67
  •       2: 76
  •       3: 76
  •       4: 74
  •       5: 65
  •       6: 77
  •       7: 77
  •       8: 99
  •       9: 79
  •       10: 73
  •       11: 73
  •       12: 53
  •       Other: 13

Community

Yalobusha County

Total Population: 12,108

  •       Males: 5,800
  •       Females: 6,308

Growth: -4.50%
Number of Households: 5,166
Median Income: $42,532

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,472 3,704 7,176 -7%
Black or African American 2,226 2,480 4,706 -2%
Asian-American 8 19 27 35%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0 1 1 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 25 22 47 42%
Hispanic American 103 104 207 37%
Two or more races 69 82 151 47%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 81.25%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 66%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.3 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 63 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16
Mathematics: 17.3
Reading: 17.2
Science: 18.2

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 46.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 32.5%
English Proficiency: 37.2%
Science Proficiency: 39.7%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,299
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 22
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Water Valley High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,545.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,545

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,149

Federal

Per-student Spending: $337

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