Brandon High School



Brandon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brandon High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 411
10 447
11 377
12 364
UG 13

Brandon High School is a public high school of the Rankin County School District located in Brandon, MS. It has 1,612 students in grades 9th through 12th. Brandon High School is the 8th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 2,914th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,612
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.21

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Brandon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 821
(51%)
3,675
(50%)
 Male 791
(49%)
3,717
(50%)

Brandon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,109
(69%)
5,266
(71%)
 Black 451
(28%)
1,749
(24%)
 Hispanic 27
(2%)
182
(2%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
127
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Brandon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,142
(71%)
4,469
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 413
(26%)
2,522
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(4%)
401
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Brandon High School is ranked 88th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brandon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brandon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1257
2006 1292
2007 1353
2008 1359
2009 1420
2010 1466
2011 1468
2012 1427
2013 1503
2014 1569
2015 1612

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.6
2007 15.6
2008 15.3
2009 15.5
2010 16.4
2011 16.2
2012 14.9
2013 15.8
2014 16.8
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23548130469372
2006 0.22445820433437
2007 0.22838137472284
2008 0.26269315673289
2009 0.27816901408451
2010 0.26193724420191
2011 0.27520435967302
2012 0.27750525578136
2013 0.30538922155689
2014 0.30528999362651
2015 0.29156327543424

Compare Brandon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,612 16.9:1  
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