Bruce High School

430 East Countiss St, Bruce, MS 38915 | (662) 983-3350
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 463
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4.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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  • Mailing Address: P O Box 248, Bruce, MS 38915
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 463
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 225 (48.6%)
  • Females: 238 (51.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (14.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 281 (60.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 350 (75.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bruce High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black19141.3%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic112.4%
White25955.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bruce High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade8518.4%
8th Grade8117.5%
9th Grade7416.0%
10th Grade7315.8%
11th Grade5812.5%
12th Grade6914.9%
Ungraded235.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 63%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:38%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,904
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Bruce High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience--
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$40,66888%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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6 reviews for Bruce High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 27, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Bruce High School was a very good institution the years I attended from 1973 until 1976.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 05, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a proud graduate of Bruce High School.Even though I went through the normal teenage dramas of High School, I can still say that my years at BHS was the best, and therefore I am proud to have a daughter that will be a Bruce Trojan!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 20, 2008
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter has never walked a day in her life, uses an electric wheel chair and has a personal aide that helps her at school.
    My daughter so excited that this is her senior year, class rings, announcements ect. Anxious to get her graduation package April 1st from Balfour. A fellow classmate, who I might add is single mother of 2, stole my daughters invitations from her locker. At this point now on April 20th nothing has been done and my child has no invitations to send out to announce her graduation. She has been in the school system since age 3 and finally comes to the end with no graduation announcements.

    We have come through a lot of difficulties in this school system issues involving appropriate behavior from caregivers towards students with disabilities.
    I myself was a bus driver for disabled students and heard many unkind things re: disabled students.
    On the other hand she has enjoyed her last 3 years of high school but excited to graduate. Now a bummer theft of her initiations with no punishment or retribution of items stolen.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 19, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am proud that I graduated from Bruce High School. There is something special about a small town school where everybody knows and cares for each other. The Teachers really have the students best interest at heart. After serving my country in the USAF, I am glad to be able to send my kids to Bruce Schools. We are excited that we reached level 5 at BHS this year. Go Trojans! My son is #61 on the football team.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 31, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I grew up in Bruce and was sick when I had to move away but I still made some of my life long friends in Bruce High and will always remember them all and the teachers are really inspirational and treat you like a valuable human being. I love BRUCE and hate that I can't graduate from there next year!!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 07, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Best school I ever attended It makes me sick I had to move and didn't get to Graduate a Trojan But it was still my last school So TROJANS for Life

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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The overall school rating shows that Bruce High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on MCT, MST, and SATP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology I
  • English II
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • US History

MCT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201068.0%61.1%52.3%
200963.2%42.3%46.6%
 
Math Test
201069.2%68.5%60.1%
200957.9%52.7%55.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201044.3%37.7%45.5%
200951.8%45.4%48.4%
 
Math Test
201064.1%67.5%60.0%
200963.0%60.0%53.9%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201039.5%37.1%42.9%
200944.4%41.9%40.0%
 

SATP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201086.0%78.3%70.3%
200978.3%62.6%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201077.3%60.9%64.9%
200970.7%58.8%63.2%
 
English II Test
201064.0%53.5%50.7%
200952.4%45.3%48.7%
 
US History Test
201077.4%63.6%58.2%
200981.0%76.3%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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