Water Valley High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
550 Markette Street
Water Valley, MS 38965
Phone
(662) 473-2468
District
WATER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
YALOBUSHA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
514
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.6% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Water Valley High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 36
Proficiency in Reading 32 30
Proficiency in Math 44 43

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 35
Proficiency in Reading 41 33
Proficiency in Math 42.857143 36

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 36
Proficiency in Reading 35 38
Proficiency in Math 32 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.07
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.60
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 81 15.8%
Grade 8 96 18.7%
Grade 9 95 18.5%
Grade 10 88 17.1%
Grade 11 70 13.6%
Grade 12 82 16.0%
Total 514 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 52.4% 53.4% 45.4%
Black 45.5% 44.8% 49.9%
Hispanic 0.8% 0.8% 3.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 0.9% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.5% 70.9% 74.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.9% 65.4% 69.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 5.5% 5.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 6,425 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 46.8 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.1% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.5% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 17.4% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 2,642 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 11.3% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.0% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 13.1% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.3% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 5.8% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.4% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.5% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.6% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.9% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 23.4% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,052 $6,143,232 62.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $251 $305,216 3.1%
Staff $285 $346,560 3.5%
General Administration $275 $334,400 3.4%
School Administration $363 $441,408 4.5%
Operation $610 $741,760 7.5%
Transportation $322 $391,552 4.0%
Other $100 $121,600 1.2%
Total Support $2,206 $2,682,496 27.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $880 $1,070,080 10.8%
Total Expenditures $8,138 $9,895,808 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,519 $2,201,574,097 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $396 $193,042,327 4.5%
Staff $383 $186,420,884 4.3%
General Administration $252 $122,564,262 2.8%
School Administration $486 $236,671,977 5.5%
Operation $888 $432,796,111 10.0%
Transportation $408 $198,885,782 4.6%
Other $200 $97,432,789 2.3%
Total Support $3,013 $1,467,844,758 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,320 $642,861,925 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,852 $4,312,255,414 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%