School Details

Yazoo City High School

Traditional Public School

1825 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive

Yazoo City, MS 39194

662-746-2378

Overview

Yazoo City High School serves 559 students in grades 9-SecondaryGed. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $11,261.

Grades

9

10

11

12

SecondaryGed

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,261/Child

Demographics

Yazoo City High School serves 559 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.75% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 41
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 65%
In-Field: 82% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 559

By Grade:

  •       9: 160
  •       10: 111
  •       11: 152
  •       12: 124
  •       Special Secondary: 12

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

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

District

Teachers
Total: 143
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 60%
In-Field: 81% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,161

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 19
  •       K: 135
  •       Special Elementary: 35
  •       1: 184
  •       2: 163
  •       3: 183
  •       4: 221
  •       5: 97
  •       6: 193
  •       7: 184
  •       8: 188
  •       9: 160
  •       10: 111
  •       11: 152
  •       12: 124
  •       Special Secondary: 12

Community

Yazoo County

Total Population: 29,690

  •       Males: 17,753
  •       Females: 11,937

Growth: 5.79%
Number of Households: 8,860
Median Income: $37,367

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 7,486 4,535 12,021 4%
Black or African American 9,760 7,207 16,967 6%
Asian-American 111 64 175 29%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 3 3 6 20%
Native American and Alaska Native 169 29 198 113%
Hispanic American 2,386 147 2,533 95%
Two or more races 224 99 323 53%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 85.82%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 52%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 45%

ACT

Composite Average: 12.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 116 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 10.4
Mathematics: 14.2
Reading: 12.2
Science: 13.7

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 10.5%
Mathematics Proficiency: 0%
English Proficiency: 9.1%
Science Proficiency: 7.1%

Discipline

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

Funding

Yazoo City High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,261.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,261

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,994

Federal

Per-student Spending: $970

Overall Rating

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