Water Valley High School

550 Markette St, Water Valley, MS 38965 | (662) 473-2468
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 570
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P.o. Box 647, Water Valley, MS 38965
School District Details
  • Water Valley School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,405
  • Graduation Rate: 53.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.9
  • Enrolled Students: 1,314

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 570
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 298 (52.3%)
  • Females: 272 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 49 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 336 (58.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 385 (67.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Water Valley High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Water Valley High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade11019.3%
8th Grade9416.5%
9th Grade9216.1%
10th Grade9316.3%
11th Grade9216.1%
12th Grade6210.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 71%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:20%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,905
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Water Valley High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,21346%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,69954%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Water Valley High School performed on average about the same as 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

Language Arts Test
Math Test

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

Language Arts Test
Math Test

MST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

Science Test

SATP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

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

Algebra I Test
Biology I Test
English II Test
US History Test
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

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