Kemper County High School



Kemper County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kemper County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 72
8 71
9 89
10 86
11 92
12 75
UG 10

Kemper County High School is a public high school of the Kemper County School District located in Dekalb, MS. It has 495 students in grades 7th through 12th. Kemper County High School is the 143rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,852nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 495
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.12

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Kemper County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(50%)
249
(50%)
 Female 246
(50%)
246
(50%)

Kemper County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 482
(97%)
482
(97%)
 White 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kemper County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 495
(100%)
495
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kemper County High School is ranked 79th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kemper County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Kemper County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 587
2006 585
2007 578
2008 549
2009 504
2010 508
2011 495
2012 504
2013 517
2014 509
2015 495

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 14.9
2007 15.5
2008 13.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.7
2011 14.3
2012 15
2013 15
2014 13.9
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99488926746167
2006 0.91452991452991
2007 0.80622837370242
2008 0.92896174863388
2009 0.9265873015873
2010 0.90354330708661
2011 0.93939393939394
2012 0.87103174603175
2013 0.89941972920696
2014 0.94106090373281
2015 1

Compare Kemper County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kemper County High School
Dekalb, MS
Public 07 - 12 495 13.7:1  
Nanih Waiya Attendance Center
Louisville, MS
Public KG - 12 522 15.2:1 20 miles
West Lauderdale High School
Collinsville, MS
Public 09 - 12 631 17.5:1 20 miles
Northeast Lauderdale High School
Meridian, MS
Public 09 - 12 612 13.6:1 22 miles
Central Academy
Macon, MS
Private PK - 12 82 5:1 25 miles
B F Liddell Middle School
Macon, MS
Public 07 - 08 238 11.4:1 25 miles
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