Mendenhall High School



Mendenhall High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mendenhall 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
9 177
10 144
11 144
12 127

Mendenhall High School is a public high school of the Simpson County School District located in Mendenhall, MS. It has 592 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mendenhall High School is the 109th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 9,357th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 592
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.22

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Mendenhall High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 298
(50%)
564
(51%)
 Male 294
(50%)
541
(49%)

Mendenhall High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 307
(52%)
601
(54%)
 White 282
(48%)
492
(45%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mendenhall High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(66%)
759
(69%)
 Not Eligible 135
(23%)
246
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(11%)
100
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mendenhall High School is ranked 88th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mendenhall High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.2%) is higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Mendenhall High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 722
2006 759
2007 773
2008 726
2009 690
2010 672
2011 601
2012 592

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 20
2007 19.9
2008 18.8
2009 17.2
2010 16.6
2011 15.1
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63434903047091
2006 0.70487483530962
2007 0.67270375161708
2008 0.69146005509642
2009 0.73478260869565
2010 0.74255952380952
2011 0.75374376039933
2012 0.77195945945946

Compare Mendenhall High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 77.2%
 

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Mendenhall High School
Mendenhall, MS
Public 09 - 12 592 14.7:1  
Simpson County Academy
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Private PK - 12 482 12:1 5 miles
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Public 09 - 12 724 15.9:1 20 miles
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