Prentiss High School

2429 Mississippi Ave, Prentiss, MS 39474 | (601) 792-4646
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 462
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  • Mailing Address: P O Box 1168, Prentiss, MS 39474
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 462
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 230 (49.8%)
  • Females: 232 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 459 (99.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 459 (99.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Prentiss High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black44696.5%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White153.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Prentiss High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade8017.3%
8th Grade9119.7%
9th Grade9119.7%
10th Grade7015.2%
11th Grade6714.5%
12th Grade5311.5%
Ungraded102.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 30%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:58%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,604
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Prentiss High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$28,31928%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,50573%
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 Prentiss High School performed on average worse 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
201038.5%41.7%52.3%
200926.8%26.2%46.6%
 
Math Test
201055.1%60.6%60.1%
200934.0%37.3%55.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201027.5%25.8%45.5%
200930.1%29.9%48.4%
 
Math Test
201048.4%54.0%60.0%
200919.4%25.2%53.9%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201020.9%23.8%42.9%
200912.7%13.6%40.0%
 

SATP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

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

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201060.0%70.6%70.3%
200926.2%48.2%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201066.3%54.6%64.9%
200954.7%51.7%63.2%
 
English II Test
201039.7%33.3%50.7%
200915.4%25.7%48.7%
 
US History Test
201011.9%27.8%58.2%
200932.2%32.5%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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