Southaven High School

899 Rasco Rd, Southaven, MS 38671 | (662) 393-9300
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,677
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 899 Rasco Road, Southaven, MS 38671
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: 1,677
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 77.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 832 (49.6%)
  • Females: 845 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 197 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 579 (34.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 776 (46.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Southaven High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Black63537.9%
Asian301.8%
Hispanic855.1%
White92555.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Southaven High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade54132.3%
10th Grade42725.5%
11th Grade35621.2%
12th Grade31518.8%
Ungraded382.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 54%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:41%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,850
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Southaven High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,63538%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,97963%
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 Southaven 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
201067.7%82.4%70.3%
200978.9%86.0%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201081.3%81.6%64.9%
200981.8%82.0%63.2%
 
English II Test
201061.4%67.8%50.7%
200952.5%62.3%48.7%
 
US History Test
201059.4%69.9%58.2%
200976.6%76.8%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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