Prentiss Senior High School



Prentiss Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prentiss Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 41
8 60
9 66
10 82
11 49
12 46
UG 13

Prentiss Senior High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Davis County School District located in Prentiss, MS. It has 357 students in grades 7th through 12th. Prentiss Senior High School is the 192nd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 13,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 357
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.77

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Prentiss Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 182
(51%)
326
(50%)
 Male 175
(49%)
325
(50%)

Prentiss Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 336
(94%)
575
(88%)
 White 20
(6%)
68
(10%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Prentiss Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(99%)
645
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prentiss Senior High School is ranked 144th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prentiss Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) 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.

Prentiss Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 619
2007 591
2008 485
2009 462
2010 471
2011 467
2012 463
2013 428
2014 395
2015 357

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13.1
2007 16.6
2008 15.4
2009 13.6
2010 14.2
2011 13.9
2012 13.2
2013 12.8
2014 14.1
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99516129032258
2006 0.9951534733441
2007 0.90186125211506
2008 0.91752577319588
2009 0.99350649350649
2010 0.99363057324841
2011 0.99357601713062
2012 0.99352051835853
2013 0.99299065420561
2014 0.99240506329114
2015 0.99159663865546

Compare Prentiss Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
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 99.2%
 

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