School Details

Wayne County High School

Traditional Public School

1325 Azalea Drive

Waynesboro, MS 39367

601-735-2851

Overview

Wayne County High School serves 850 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $10,061.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,061/Child

Demographics

Wayne County High School serves 850 students. This high-poverty school body is 39.41% White and 57.65% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 61
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 82%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 850

By Grade:

  •       9: 233
  •       10: 215
  •       12: 197
  •       Other: 205

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 58%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 39%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 213
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 80%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,927

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 148
  •       K: 223
  •       Special K: 13
  •       Special Elementary: 33
  •       1: 200
  •       2: 222
  •       3: 209
  •       4: 241
  •       5: 216
  •       6: 207
  •       7: 255
  •       8: 252
  •       9: 233
  •       10: 215
  •       11: 196
  •       12: 197
  •       Other: -133

Community

Wayne County

Total Population: 20,183

  •       Males: 9,697
  •       Females: 10,486

Growth: -2.72%
Number of Households: 8,104
Median Income: $36,193

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 5,812 6,007 11,819 -5%
Black or African American 3,739 4,297 8,036 -1%
Asian-American 20 32 52 53%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 6 1 7 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 27 31 58 38%
Hispanic American 187 135 322 31%
Two or more races 93 118 211 44%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 85.90%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 59%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 55%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 180 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15
Mathematics: 16.4
Reading: 15.6
Science: 16

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 28.4%
Mathematics Proficiency: 36.6%
English Proficiency: 22.8%
Science Proficiency: 35.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 54
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Wayne County High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,061.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,061

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,998

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,110

Overall Rating

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