Shannon High School



Shannon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shannon 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
9 163
10 148
11 113
12 107
UG 12

Shannon High School is a public high school of the Lee County School District located in Shannon, MS. It has 543 students in grades 9th through 12th. Shannon High School is the 125th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,109th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.9 to 1.

Total Students: 543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.55

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Shannon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 296
(55%)
1,044
(52%)
 Female 247
(45%)
979
(48%)

Shannon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 404
(74%)
552
(27%)
 White 130
(24%)
1,428
(71%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
15
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shannon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 443
(82%)
948
(47%)
 Not Eligible 67
(12%)
914
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
161
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Shannon High School is ranked 81st out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shannon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is 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.

Shannon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 874
2006 878
2007 908
2008 681
2009 712
2010 687
2011 627
2012 598
2013 543
2014 513
2015 543

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.3
2007 15.6
2008 15.9
2009 16.3
2010 14.9
2011 13.1
2012 12.1
2013 9.5
2014 10.5
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65789473684211
2006 0.7004555808656
2007 0.73678414096916
2008 0.75624082232012
2009 0.77808988764045
2010 0.80786026200873
2011 0.81180223285486
2012 0.80769230769231
2013 0.86187845303867
2014 0.84210526315789
2015 0.87661141804788

Compare Shannon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
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 87.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 543 11.9:1  
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