Mississippi High Schools

There are 965 high schools in Mississippi, made up of 765 public schools and 200 private schools. Mississippi ranks as the 30th state in terms of student enrollment and 33rd in terms of total number of schools. It ranks 36th for the student/teacher ratio and sits 51st for the percentage of students on free or reduced lunches.

Cities in Mississippi

Compare Mississippi High Schools to the Rest of the United States

Number of Schools

Number of Schools in Neighboring States

Number of Schools in Neighboring States
Tennessee 1889
Alabama 1573
Louisiana 1520
Mississippi 965
Arkansas 884

Number of Schools in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 33 out of 5

Number of Schools in Mississippi Compared Nationally
California 10737
Texas 8375
Florida 5393
New York 5285
Illinois 4745
Pennsylvania 4389
Ohio 3725
Michigan 3624
New Jersey 3110
Georgia 2702
North Carolina 2626
Wisconsin 2489
Virginia 2454
Missouri 2309
Washington 2300
Indiana 2178
Massachusetts 2116
Minnesota 2061
Arizona 2014
Tennessee 1889
Maryland 1857
Colorado 1779
Alabama 1573
Louisiana 1520
Kentucky 1436
Oklahoma 1419
Oregon 1370
South Carolina 1318
Iowa 1255
Kansas 1209
Connecticut 1199
Nebraska 985
Mississippi 965
Arkansas 884
Utah 869
New Mexico 821
West Virginia 757
Nevada 692
Idaho 645
New Hampshire 619
Maine 613
Montana 576
South Dakota 550
Alaska 491
North Dakota 394
Rhode Island 377
Hawaii 354
Vermont 345
Wyoming 306
Delaware 302
District of Columbia 281

Student Enrollment

Student Enrollment in Neighboring States

Student Enrollment in Neighboring States
Tennessee 798055
Louisiana 624721
Alabama 581858
Mississippi 389095
Arkansas 330192

Student Enrollment in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 30 out of 5

Student Enrollment in Mississippi Compared Nationally
California 4534210
Texas 3744960
New York 2215250
Florida 2205030
Illinois 1618300
Pennsylvania 1369290
Ohio 1352510
Georgia 1333290
North Carolina 1161370
Michigan 1127500
New Jersey 1071860
Virginia 958504
Tennessee 798055
Arizona 773167
Indiana 766276
Washington 756703
Massachusetts 739155
Maryland 712082
Wisconsin 701634
Missouri 698075
Colorado 657412
Minnesota 630267
Louisiana 624721
Alabama 581858
South Carolina 569464
Kentucky 532448
Oklahoma 494726
Connecticut 416161
Oregon 416052
Mississippi 389095
Utah 387318
Iowa 364644
Kansas 360264
Arkansas 330192
Nevada 328854
New Mexico 244695
Nebraska 224590
West Virginia 218139
Idaho 198280
Hawaii 156971
New Hampshire 142414
Maine 130914
Delaware 111683
Rhode Island 109987
Alaska 98363
South Dakota 97123
Montana 94438
District of Columbia 72093
North Dakota 67740
Vermont 61843
Wyoming 60847

Student Teacher Ratio

Student Teacher Ratio in Neighboring States

Student Teacher Ratio in Neighboring States
Alabama 14.3511
Arkansas 14.3749
Tennessee 14.4512
Louisiana 14.4722
Mississippi 15.0835

Student Teacher Ratio in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 36 out of 5

Student Teacher Ratio in Mississippi Compared Nationally
Vermont 10.4216
Wyoming 11.0745
District of Columbia 11.1663
New Jersey 11.689
New Hampshire 11.718
Maine 11.7697
North Dakota 11.8575
Rhode Island 12.114
Connecticut 12.3462
Massachusetts 12.5786
New York 12.6523
Kansas 12.9225
Maryland 13.247
Montana 13.599
Delaware 13.6784
South Dakota 13.7226
Nebraska 13.7844
Missouri 13.8483
Pennsylvania 13.9383
West Virginia 13.9731
Florida 13.9772
Iowa 14.0517
Hawaii 14.0952
Georgia 14.1685
Alabama 14.3511
Arkansas 14.3749
Virginia 14.3868
New Mexico 14.4437
Tennessee 14.4512
Louisiana 14.4722
North Carolina 14.6707
South Carolina 14.744
Wisconsin 14.7562
Texas 14.889
Minnesota 14.9831
Mississippi 15.0835
Illinois 15.3912
Kentucky 15.3967
Alaska 15.4101
Oklahoma 15.7021
Indiana 16.19
Colorado 16.3859
Michigan 16.6574
Arizona 16.9673
Ohio 17.0613
Idaho 17.4139
Washington 17.6322
Oregon 18.5961
Nevada 18.8987
California 20.6846
Utah 21.8552

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Neighboring States

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Neighboring States
Tennessee 0.602412
Alabama 0.603162
Arkansas 0.646157
Louisiana 0.704234
Mississippi 0.735125

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 51 out of 5

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Mississippi Compared Nationally
Maine 0.0662573
New Hampshire 0.283588
Massachusetts 0.364484
North Dakota 0.366573
Connecticut 0.385075
New Jersey 0.390365
Minnesota 0.39154
Wyoming 0.412674
Vermont 0.41852
Virginia 0.423205
South Dakota 0.426283
Iowa 0.431205
California 0.433152
Pennsylvania 0.436643
Colorado 0.437669
Wisconsin 0.441004
Montana 0.448793
Maryland 0.453416
Rhode Island 0.460499
Nebraska 0.463221
Washington 0.470158
Utah 0.493639
Missouri 0.50015
Ohio 0.509794
Michigan 0.511818
Hawaii 0.51263
Alaska 0.516055
Indiana 0.517015
Delaware 0.517728
Kansas 0.523049
Illinois 0.523083
Idaho 0.525452
New York 0.532234
Arizona 0.537645
North Carolina 0.551128
Oregon 0.558823
West Virginia 0.559631
Kentucky 0.572219
Texas 0.575318
Nevada 0.595604
South Carolina 0.596047
Tennessee 0.602412
Alabama 0.603162
Florida 0.611585
Georgia 0.614908
District of Columbia 0.621853
Arkansas 0.646157
Oklahoma 0.649201
Louisiana 0.704234
New Mexico 0.731929
Mississippi 0.735125

Average Students Per School

Average Students Per School in Neighboring States

Average Students Per School in Neighboring States
Arkansas 398.698
Louisiana 426.722
Tennessee 433.49
Mississippi 446.722
Alabama 467.596

Average Students Per School in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 41 out of 5

Average Students Per School in Mississippi Compared Nationally
Montana 166.557
Vermont 187.403
South Dakota 187.496
North Dakota 198.651
Wyoming 210.543
Maine 227.676
New Hampshire 235.395
Nebraska 248.991
Alaska 268.725
District of Columbia 284.953
Wisconsin 287.673
Iowa 296.7
Rhode Island 299.692
West Virginia 305.517
Kansas 306.087
Oregon 311.416
New Mexico 314.518
Missouri 314.59
Pennsylvania 319.107
Minnesota 325.719
Idaho 328.278
Washington 337.513
Michigan 339.71
Illinois 346.681
Massachusetts 355.022
New Jersey 355.272
Oklahoma 357.978
Indiana 365.415
Ohio 376.848
Kentucky 383.332
Delaware 386.446
Maryland 388.267
Connecticut 395.963
Arkansas 398.698
Louisiana 426.722
New York 431.906
Tennessee 433.49
Virginia 439.077
South Carolina 443.508
Florida 445.19
Mississippi 446.722
Hawaii 447.211
Colorado 451.103
North Carolina 461.41
Alabama 467.596
Utah 474.654
Texas 481.172
Nevada 502.067
Arizona 514.245
Georgia 536.536
California 708.411

Enrollment in Private Schools

Enrollment in Private Schools in Neighboring States

Enrollment in Private Schools in Neighboring States
Arkansas 0.0727698
Tennessee 0.101871
Mississippi 0.115283
Alabama 0.11945
Louisiana 0.1722

Enrollment in Private Schools in Mississippi Compared Nationally

Mississippi is Ranked 30 out of 5

Enrollment in Private Schools in Mississippi Compared Nationally
Utah 0.0399594
Wyoming 0.0408894
Alaska 0.0456676
West Virginia 0.0540756
Arizona 0.0572554
Idaho 0.0581652
Oklahoma 0.0591236
Nevada 0.0661783
Texas 0.0668477
Arkansas 0.0727698
Colorado 0.0765547
New Mexico 0.0815423
North Carolina 0.0825026
Montana 0.0833457
Maine 0.0837955
Vermont 0.0873826
North Dakota 0.0918364
South Dakota 0.0935824
Georgia 0.0951149
Kansas 0.0961961
South Carolina 0.0971405
Kentucky 0.101212
Iowa 0.10157
Tennessee 0.101871
Michigan 0.103424
Oregon 0.10523
Washington 0.105439
California 0.109097
Virginia 0.112981
Mississippi 0.115283
Minnesota 0.118618
Alabama 0.11945
Connecticut 0.119596
New Hampshire 0.120669
Indiana 0.12283
Massachusetts 0.126582
Ohio 0.1274
Missouri 0.127413
Florida 0.133675
Illinois 0.134036
Nebraska 0.139508
New Jersey 0.150916
Wisconsin 0.153433
Rhode Island 0.163383
New York 0.163564
Maryland 0.168343
Pennsylvania 0.168494
Louisiana 0.1722
District of Columbia 0.182167
Delaware 0.185516
Hawaii 0.215167

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2011-2012 school year. For private schools this is the 2009-2010 school year.

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