PROFICIENCY 15% 48% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%JEFFERSON DAVIS CO SCHOOL DIST
16%Prentiss
28%Mississippi

Prentiss Senior High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "JEFFERSON DAVIS CO SCHOOL DIST" in Prentiss, MS. There are a total of 395 students and 28 teachers at Prentiss Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 392 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Prentiss Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 14.5%, which is 48% lower than the Mississippi average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students395
Teachers28.08
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch392
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment22
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Prentiss Senior High School, there are a total of 22 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7<= 10%
820-24%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
720-29%
820-24%
High School11-19%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Prentiss Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMississippiNational
Caucasian 4.5% 11.4% 47.0% 51.1%
African American 95.0% 87.6% 48.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 0.8% 3.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 3.1%

Prentiss demographics profile

StatisticPrentissMississippiNational
Population1,3702,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4586491
Median age41.736.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Speak English100%96%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%

Education level achieved in Prentiss

IndexPrentissMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Prentiss Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.