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
9 142
10 144
11 123
12 133

Mendenhall High School is a public high school of the Simpson County School District located in Mendenhall, MS. It has 542 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mendenhall High School is the 127th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,123rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 542
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.75

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Mendenhall High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 294
(54%)
521
(52%)
 Female 248
(46%)
473
(48%)

Mendenhall High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 291
(54%)
547
(55%)
 White 250
(46%)
436
(44%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
7
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mendenhall High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 373
(69%)
696
(70%)
 Not Eligible 118
(22%)
212
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(9%)
86
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mendenhall High School is ranked 108th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mendenhall High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.2%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 566
2014 549
2015 542

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
2013 15.6
2014 17.1
2015 15.2

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
2013 0.77208480565371
2014 0.77959927140255
2015 0.78228782287823

Compare Mendenhall High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 78.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 542 15.2:1  
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