Olive Branch High School



Olive Branch High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Olive Branch 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
9 318
10 270
11 254
12 272
UG 18

Olive Branch High School is a public high school of the Desoto County School District located in Olive Branch, MS. It has 1,132 students in grades 9th through 12th. Olive Branch High School is the 33rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,181st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,132
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.77

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Olive Branch High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 582
(51%)
5,089
(50%)
 Female 550
(49%)
5,091
(50%)

Olive Branch High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 596
(53%)
5,624
(55%)
 Black 439
(39%)
3,664
(36%)
 Hispanic 62
(5%)
554
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
153
(2%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
166
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Olive Branch High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 574
(51%)
5,239
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 451
(40%)
4,109
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(9%)
832
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Olive Branch High School is ranked 60th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Olive Branch High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.3%) is 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.

Olive Branch High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1924
2006 1467
2007 1370
2008 1169
2009 1170
2010 1185
2011 1179
2012 1191
2013 1149
2014 1130
2015 1132

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 19.6
2007 19.7
2008 17.7
2009 16.8
2010 18.4
2011 18.2
2012 18.4
2013 17
2014 15.8
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65176715176715
2006 0.22563053851397
2007 0.25255474452555
2008 0.32420872540633
2009 0.37863247863248
2010 0.39831223628692
2011 0.30958439355386
2012 0.42653232577666
2013 0.45082680591819
2014 0.44601769911504
2015 0.49293286219081

Compare Olive Branch High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Olive Branch High School
Olive Branch, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,132 16.2:1  
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Public 09 - 12 971 19.2:1 5 miles
Northstar Academy
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Cross Creek Christian Academy
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Private PK - 11 95 7:1 6 miles
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Southwind High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,520 21.2:1 6 miles
Kirby High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,029 18.1:1 7 miles
Desoto Central High School
Southaven, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,744 19.2:1 7 miles
Northpoint Christian School
Southaven, MS
Private PK - 12 1,082 12:1 7 miles
Memphis School of Excellence
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Public 06 - 12 454 15.2:1 7 miles
Compass
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Private 04 - 12 81 14:1 7 miles
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