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West Point High School

Traditional Public School

90 S. Eshman Avenue

West Point, MS 39773

662-494-5083

Overview

West Point High School serves 1098 students in grades 8-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $10,101.

Grades

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,101/Child

Demographics

West Point High School serves 1098 students. This high-poverty school body is 17.94% White and 79.60% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 72
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 91% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,098

By Grade:

  •       8: 261
  •       9: 235
  •       10: 200
  •       11: 205
  •       12: 183
  •       Special Secondary: 14

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 80%
  •       Hispanic: 1%
  •       White: 18%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 198
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 84%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 13
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,866

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 70
  •       K: 180
  •       Special Elementary: 32
  •       1: 189
  •       2: 186
  •       3: 206
  •       4: 224
  •       5: 195
  •       6: 248
  •       7: 222
  •       8: 261
  •       9: 235
  •       10: 200
  •       11: 205
  •       12: 183
  •       Special Secondary: 19
  •       Other: 11

Community

Clay County

Total Population: 19,316

  •       Males: 9,041
  •       Females: 10,275

Growth: -6.39%
Number of Households: 8,029
Median Income: $36,536

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,710 3,885 7,595 -10%
Black or African American 5,195 6,254 11,449 -5%
Asian-American 42 32 74 57%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 2 0 2 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 16 28 44 57%
Hispanic American 168 138 306 54%
Two or more races 76 76 152 39%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 85.38%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 58%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 50%

ACT

Composite Average: 15 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 178 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.6
Mathematics: 15.5
Reading: 14.8
Science: 15.8

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 38.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 25.1%
English Proficiency: 26.7%
Science Proficiency: 31.2%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 14
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

West Point High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,101.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,101

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,274

Federal

Per-student Spending: $489

Overall Rating

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