Richton High School

701 Elm Ave, Richton, MS 39476 | (601) 788-9608
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 340
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 701 Elm Avenue, Richton, MS 39476
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Richton School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,108
  • Graduation Rate: 80.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 11.9
  • Enrolled Students: 718

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 340
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 178 (52.4%)
  • Females: 162 (47.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 31 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 186 (54.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 217 (63.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Richton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black7923.2%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic30.9%
White25675.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Richton High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade5115.0%
8th Grade4814.1%
9th Grade6619.4%
10th Grade6017.6%
11th Grade5215.3%
12th Grade5616.5%
Ungraded72.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 35%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:65%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,762
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Richton High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,37318%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,91782%
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 Richton 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
201061.3%61.3%52.3%
200956.6%56.6%46.6%
 
Math Test
201077.5%77.5%60.1%
200981.2%81.2%55.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201064.6%64.6%45.5%
200939.7%39.7%48.4%
 
Math Test
201091.7%91.7%60.0%
200953.9%53.9%53.9%
 

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201064.6%64.6%42.9%
200952.4%52.4%40.0%
 

SATP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

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

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201064.3%64.3%70.3%
200973.7%73.7%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201058.2%58.2%64.9%
200977.6%77.6%63.2%
 
English II Test
201056.2%56.2%50.7%
200958.8%58.8%48.7%
 
US History Test
201041.7%41.7%58.2%
200961.6%61.6%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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