Wayne County High School



Wayne County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wayne County 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
9 276
10 275
11 216
12 207
UG 46

Wayne County High School is a public high school of the Wayne County School District located in Waynesboro, MS. It has 1,020 students in grades 9th through 12th. Wayne County High School is the 45th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 5,740th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,020
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.95

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Wayne County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 526
(52%)
526
(52%)
 Male 494
(48%)
494
(48%)

Wayne County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 577
(57%)
577
(57%)
 White 436
(43%)
436
(43%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wayne County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 713
(70%)
713
(70%)
 Not Eligible 208
(20%)
208
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(10%)
99
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Wayne County High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wayne County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.6%) is higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Wayne County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1053
2006 1094
2007 1093
2008 1089
2009 1058
2010 1047
2011 1023
2012 1020

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 17.3
2007 15.7
2008 16.6
2009 15.6
2010 16
2011 16.4
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73884140550807
2006 0.71297989031079
2007 0.75297346752059
2008 0.77410468319559
2009 0.79489603024575
2010 0.78510028653295
2011 0.79178885630499
2012 0.79607843137255

Compare Wayne County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 79.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Wayne County High School
Waynesboro, MS
Public 09 - 12 1,020 15.7:1  
Wayne Academy
Waynesboro, MS
Private PK - 12 329 16:1 1 miles
Millry High School
Millry, AL
Public KG - 12 592 12.2:1 20 miles
Southern Choctaw High School
Gilbertown, AL
Public 07 - 12 419 17.1:1 22 miles
South Choctaw Academy
Toxey, AL
Private PK - 12 301 16:1 25 miles
Quitman High School
Quitman, MS
Public 09 - 12 540 15.9:1 25 miles
Fruitdale High School
Fruitdale, AL
Public KG - 12 411 9.9:1 28 miles
Richton High School
Richton, MS
Public 07 - 12 335 9:1 30 miles
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