Olive Branch High School

9366 East Sandidge Rd, Olive Branch, MS 38654 | (662) 893-3344
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,170
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9366 E Sandidge Road, Olive Branch, MS 38654
School District Details
  • Desoto County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,210
  • Graduation Rate: 68.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.6
  • Enrolled Students: 31,213

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,170
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 590 (50.4%)
  • Females: 580 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 93 (7.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 350 (29.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 443 (37.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Olive Branch High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black39633.8%
Asian100.9%
Hispanic645.5%
White70059.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Olive Branch High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade34729.7%
10th Grade31026.5%
11th Grade28023.9%
12th Grade20817.8%
Ungraded252.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 46%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:49%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,385
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Olive Branch High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$40,13341%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,94959%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Olive Branch High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SATP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology I
  • English II
  • US History

SATP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

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

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201074.5%82.4%70.3%
200985.3%86.0%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201070.7%81.6%64.9%
200978.2%82.0%63.2%
 
English II Test
201060.7%67.8%50.7%
200953.5%62.3%48.7%
 
US History Test
201058.1%69.9%58.2%
200973.0%76.8%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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