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West Tallahatchie High School

Traditional Public School

2104 High School Road

Webb, MS 38966

662-375-8829

Overview

West Tallahatchie High School serves 283 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $13,225.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,225/Child

Demographics

West Tallahatchie High School serves 283 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.59% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 31
Student-Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Experienced: 51%
In-Field: 87% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 283

By Grade:

  •       7: 54
  •       8: 61
  •       9: 43
  •       10: 41
  •       11: 41
  •       12: 42
  •       Other: 1

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 99%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 55
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 64%
In-Field: 91% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 606

By Grade:

  •       K: 27
  •       1: 43
  •       2: 46
  •       3: 45
  •       4: 61
  •       5: 42
  •       6: 55
  •       7: 54
  •       8: 61
  •       9: 43
  •       10: 40
  •       11: 41
  •       12: 42
  •       Other: 6

Community

Tallahatchie County

Total Population: 13,809

  •       Males: 7,661
  •       Females: 6,148

Growth: -10.20%
Number of Households: 4,856
Median Income: $35,150

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,362 2,194 5,556 -12%
Black or African American 4,013 3,854 7,867 -10%
Asian-American 118 23 141 11%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 14 0 14 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 49 9 58 26%
Hispanic American 892 59 951 10%
Two or more races 105 68 173 34%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 91.11%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 57%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 43%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 32 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.3
Mathematics: 15.6
Reading: 14.1
Science: 16.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 15%
Mathematics Proficiency: 14.9%
English Proficiency: 15.2%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

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

Funding

West Tallahatchie High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,225.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,225

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,247

Federal

Per-student Spending: $778

Overall Rating

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