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
9 340
10 300
11 282
12 241
UG 28

Olive Branch High School is a public high school of the Desoto County School District located in Olive Branch, MS. It has 1,191 students in grades 9th through 12th. Olive Branch High School is the 25th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 4,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.87

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Olive Branch High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 634
(53%)
4,897
(51%)
 Female 557
(47%)
4,706
(49%)

Olive Branch High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 674
(57%)
5,673
(59%)
 Black 430
(36%)
3,277
(34%)
 Hispanic 68
(6%)
469
(5%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
151
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Olive Branch High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 683
(57%)
5,199
(54%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(32%)
3,458
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 126
(11%)
946
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Olive Branch High School is ranked 70th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Olive Branch High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 67.4%. 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

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

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

Compare Olive Branch High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

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Olive Branch High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,191 18.4:1  
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Compass
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Private UG - UG 88 15:1 7 miles
Memphis School of Excellence
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Public 06 - 11 366 12.7:1 7 miles
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