Southaven High School



Southaven High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southaven 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
9 568
10 480
11 394
12 416
UG 43

Southaven High School is a public high school of the Desoto County School District located in Southaven, MS. It has 1,901 students in grades 9th through 12th. Southaven High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 1,883rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,901
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 108.39

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Southaven High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 953
(50%)
5,089
(50%)
 Female 948
(50%)
5,091
(50%)

Southaven High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 887
(47%)
3,664
(36%)
 White 786
(41%)
5,624
(55%)
 Hispanic 151
(8%)
554
(5%)
 Two or More 40
(2%)
153
(2%)
 Asian 32
(2%)
166
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

Southaven High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,052
(55%)
4,109
(40%)
 Not Eligible 676
(36%)
5,239
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 173
(9%)
832
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Southaven High School is ranked 5th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Southaven High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) is slightly 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.

Southaven High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1472
2006 1594
2007 1608
2008 1590
2009 1677
2010 1745
2011 1812
2012 1871
2013 1931
2014 1920
2015 1901

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 22.4
2007 21.8
2008 20.2
2009 21.6
2010 22.4
2011 21.4
2012 21.6
2013 19.9
2014 17.9
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54279891304348
2006 0.36700125470514
2007 0.38743781094527
2008 0.42327044025157
2009 0.46273106738223
2010 0.50830945558739
2011 0.45805739514349
2012 0.56280064136825
2013 0.60952874158467
2014 0.6015625
2015 0.64439768542872

Compare Southaven High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.4%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Southaven High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,901 17.5:1  
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Northstar Academy
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Private 04 - 12 1,060 29:1 5 miles
Desoto Central High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,744 19.2:1 5 miles
Northpoint Christian School
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Private PK - 12 1,082 12:1 5 miles
Hillcrest High School
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