2017 public school district grades

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Below is a database showing every school district’s performance according to the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2017 accountability report released on Thursday. Click on the green button to see each high school’s individual graduation performance.

District Name
2016 Official Grade
2017 Graduation Rate
Change in Graduation Rate last 3 school years
2016-17 Enrollment
Schools 2016-17 Graduation Rate
Aberdeen School DistrictCC82.013.31,298Jeff ClayAberdeen High School: 82%
Alcorn School DistrictBB90.87.73,262Larry MitchellAlcorn Central High School: 91.3%Kossuth High School: 92.7%Biggersville 83.5%
Amite County School DistrictDF800.51,053Scotty WhittingtonAmite County High School: 80%
Amory School DistrictBC84.1-2.51,778Kenneth ByarsAmory High School: 84.1%
Attala County School DistrictCC72.91.81,078Bryan WeaverEthel Attendance Center: 64.8%Mcadams Attendance Center: 82.3%
Baldwyn School DistrictBB90.27782Jason MckayBaldwyn High School: 90.2%
Bay St Louis Waveland School DistrictBB82.8-6.61,865Rebecca LadnerBay High School: 83.1%
Benton County School DistrictBC85.8-8.31,165Fredrick BostickAshland High School: 88.6%Hickory Flat Attendance Center: 83.2%
Biloxi Public School DistrictAB82.3-1.36,184Arthur McmillanBiloxi High School: 82.6%
Booneville School DistrictAA89.1-1.41,304Todd EnglishBooneville High School: 89.3%
Brookhaven School DistrictCC71.322,966Murray CarlockBrookhaven High School: 71.6%
Calhoun County School DistrictCC88.114.62,533Michael MooreVardaman High School: 89.4%Calhoun City High School: 83.8%Bruce High School: 91%
Canton Public School DistrictDF74.121.73,583Cassandra WilliamsCanton Public High School: 74.3%
Carroll County School DistrictCD76.44.51,032Billy FergusonJ Z George High School: 76.7%
Chickasaw County School DistrictDD72.98.8507Betsy CollumsHoulka Attendance Center: 72.9%
Choctaw County School DistrictCC82.23.71,370Stewart BeardChoctaw County High School: 81.4%
Claiborne County School DistrictDF81.111.81,487Cardell WilliamsPort Gibson High School: 81.3%
Clarksdale Municipal School DistrictDF82.79.32,675Dennis DupreeClarksdale High School: 85.1%Jerome W. Stampley 9Th Grade Academy: 85.1%
Cleveland School DistrictDC79.88.63,565Jacquelyn ThigpenEast Side High School: 81.9%Cleveland High School: 80.6%
Clinton Public School DistrictAA85.7-0.73,262Phillip BurchfieldClinton High School: 90%Sumner Hill Jr Hi School: 90%
Coahoma County AhsBC79.11.1302Valmadge T. TownerCoahoma County AHS: 79.1%
Coahoma County School DistrictDF75.17.91,495Xandra Brooks-KeysCoahoma County Jr/Sr High School: 75.1%
Coffeeville School DistrictCD86.215.5510Vivian McleanCoffeeville High School: 86.6%
Columbia School DistrictCB86.1-41,701Marietta JamesColumbia High School: 86.1%
Columbus Municipal School DistrictDD80.810.54,001Philip HickmanColumbus High School: 80.9%
Copiah County School DistrictCC87.77.42,752Rickey CloptonCrystal Springs High School: 84.4%Wesson Attendance Center: 92.2%
Covington County SchoolsDC77.211.72,905Arnetta CrosbyCollins High School: 69.7%Seminary High School: 78.2%Mount Olive Attendance Center: 93.2%
DeSoto County School DistrictAA89.10.333,537Cory UseltonSouthaven High School: 84.5%Lake Cormorant High: 83.9%Hernando High School: 91%Olive Branch High School: 92.3%Lewisburg High School: 93.9%Desoto Central High School: 94.7%Center Hill High School: 90.8%Horn Lake High 86.8%
Durant Public School DistrictDD65.112.4526Glennie CarlisleDurant Public School: 65.1%
East Jasper Consolidated School DistrictCD80.010.4915Nadene ArringtonHeidelberg High School: 80%
East Tallahatchie Consolidated School DistrictDD88.28.91,216Benjamin KennedyCharleston High School: 88.2%
Enterprise School DistrictAA97.55.5995Rita WindhamEnterprise High School: 97.5%
Forest Municipal School DistrictDC72.9-7.51,688Joseph WhiteForest High School: 72.9%
Forrest County Ag High SchoolBA78.2-3.9588Billy EllzeyForrest County AHS: 78.2%
Forrest County School DistrictBB84.21.92,289Mitchell FreemanNorth Forrest High School: 84.2%
Franklin County School DistrictCB87.7-0.71,333Christoph KentFranklin High School: 87.9%
George County School DistrictBB82.60.34,082Pam TouchardGeorge County High School: 82.9%
Greene County School DistrictBB87.1-1.12,010Charles BrelandGreene County High School: 87.2%
Greenville Public SchoolsFF62.045,045Leeson TaylorGreenville High School: 63.9%
Greenwood Public School DistrictCD70.60.32,741Jennifer WilsonGreenwood High School: 71%
Grenada School DistrictBC79.22.34,016David DaigneaultGrenada High: 80.7%
Gulfport School DistrictBB88.73.16,300Glen EastGulfport High School: 89%
Hancock County School DistrictBB79.9-9.34,552Alan DedeauxHancock High School: 80.3%
Harrison County School DistrictBB85.44.714,773Roy GillHarrison Central High School: 85.8%Diberville Senior High School: 84.6%West Harrison High School: 87%
Hattiesburg Public School DistrictDD72.93.44,289Robert WilliamsHattiesburg High School: 73.6%
Hazlehurst City School DistrictDD73.3-3.51,546Lisa DavisHazlehurst High School: 73.3%
Hinds County School DistrictCC83.52.96,004Delesicia MartinTerry High School: 87%Raymond High School: 77.1%
Hollandale School DistrictCD97.68.7588Angela JohnsonSimmons High School: 97.6%
Holly Springs School DistrictCC96.05.41,372Irene Walton TurnageHolly Springs High School: 96.4%
Holmes County School DistrictFF78.90.12,812Angel MeeksHolmes County Central High School: 85.9%
Houston School DistrictBC67.6-81,757Anthony CookHouston High School: 67.6%
Humphreys County School DistrictFF81.52.71,708Elliot WheelerHumphreys County High School: 81.6%
Itawamba County School DistrictBB82.0-6.43,590James NanneyMantachie Attendance Center: 73.5%Tremont Attendance Center: 91.3%Itawamba Agricultural High School: 85.2%
Jackson County School DistrictBA88.15.29,278Barry AmackerSt Martin High School: 88.2%East Central High School: 85.3%Vancleave High School: 91.5%
Jackson Public School DistrictFF70.23.326,948Cedrick GrayWingfield High School: 58.4%Forest Hill High School: 69.9%Callaway High School: 68.6%Jim Hill High School: 68.6%Provine High School: 75.2%Murrah High School: 84.2%Lanier High School: 62.5%
Jefferson County School DistrictCF85.511.21,282Vincent TurnerJefferson Co High: 85.5%
Jefferson Davis Co School DistrictCD76.713.21,420Will RussellJefferson Davis High School: 84.7%Prentiss Senior High School: 70.4%
Joel E. Smilow Prep Charter SchoolDN/AN/AN/A122N/A
Jones County School DistrictBB84.86.38,672Thomas ParkerSouth Jones High School: 86%West Jones High School: 81.9%Northeast Jones High School: 86.6%
Kemper County School DistrictDF74.3-6.71,100Jackuelin PollockKemper County High School: 74.3%
Kosciusko School DistrictBC85.212,472Gina SmithKosciusko Senior High School: 85.6%
Lafayette County School DistrictBB85.5-0.72,846Adam PughLafayette High School: 85.6%
Lamar County School DistrictAB94.73.99,893Tess SmithOak Grove High School: 94.8%Purvis High School: 94.1%Sumrall High School: 95.4%
Lauderdale County School DistrictBB80.816,506Randy HodgesNortheast Lauderdale High School: 69.9%Southeast Lauderdale High School: 82.8%West Lauderdale High School: 87.7%Clarkdale High School: 89.4%
Laurel School DistrictDD72.710.53,177Chuck BenignoLaurel High School: 72.7%
Lawrence County School DistrictCC83.27.22,211Tammy FairburnLawrence County High School: 83.4%
Leake County School DistrictCD77.122,912Billy WilbanksLeake Central High School: 78.5%Leake County High School: 72.3%
Lee County School DistrictBC80.07.66,978Jimmy WeeksShannon High School: 75.8%Saltillo High School: 86.4%Mooreville High School: 73.7%
Leflore County School DistrictFD78.910.12,392Ilean RichardsAmanda Elzy High School: 73.8%Leflore County High School: 88.4%
Leland School DistrictDF80.420.7831Jesse KingLeland High School: 80.9%
Lincoln County School DistrictBC83.31.63,221Mickey MyersEnterprise School: 66.1%Loyd Star School: 88.8%West Lincoln School: 87.4%Bogue Chitto School: 90.6%
Long Beach School DistrictAA87.1-0.63,285Jay SmithLong Beach Senior High School: 87.4%
Louisville Municipal School DistrictCC80.67.22,874Ken McmullanLouisville High School: 80.2%Nanih Waiya Attendance Center: 82.7%Noxapater Attendance Center: 81.4%
Lowndes County School DistrictBB85.1-0.15,300Joseph WrightWest Lowndes High School: 84.9%New Hope High School: 88.5%Caledonia High School: 80.7%
Lumberton Public School DistrictDD86.49.2577Linda SmithLumberton High School: 86.4%
Madison County School DistrictAA88.8-0.113,171Ronnie McgeheeVelma Jackson High School: 81.3%Rosa Scott School: 92.2%Madison Central High School: 92.2%Germantown High School: 93.7%Ridgeland High School: 84.4%
Marion County School DistrictBB86.811.82,061Wendy BraceyWest Marion High School: 83.8%East Marion High School: 90.7%
Marshall County School DistrictCC79.41.73,144Lela HaleByhalia High School (9-12): 80.7%Potts Camp High School (9-12): 90.4%H. W. Byers High School (9-12): 65.1%
McComb School DistrictDD71.91.52,676Cederick Ellis, Sr.Mccomb High School: 72.1%
Meridian Public School DistrictDD78.59.95,557Amy CarterMeridian High School: 78.9%
Midtown Public Charter SchoolFN/AN/AN/A165N/A
Monroe County School DistrictBB87.24.82,358Scott CantrellHamilton High School: 85.5%Smithville High School: 87%Hatley High School: 88.4%
Montgomery County School DistrictDF65.00.3264Michael HoodMontgomery County High School: 65%
Moss Point Separate School DistrictDD74.712.71,933Shannon VincentMoss Point High School: 74.9%
Natchez-Adams School DistrictDF73.11.43,460Fred ButcherNatchez High School: 77%Natchez Freshman Academy: 77%Natchez Early College Academy: 77%
Neshoba County School DistrictCB85.32.43,361Joseph KillensNeshoba Central High School: 85.3%
Nettleton School DistrictCC79.46.31,312Michael CatesNettleton High School: 79.4%
New Albany Public SchoolsBB78.8-3.32,184Jackie FordNew Albany High School: 79.4%
Newton County School DistrictAB91.01.31,815John AmisNewton County High School: 91%
Newton Municipal School DistrictCD86.811.9937Nola BryantNewton High School: 86.8%
North Bolivar Consolidated SchoolDD83.76.71,084Linda RobinsonBroad Street High School: 77.2%John F Kennedy Memorial Hi School: 89.1%
North Panola SchoolsDD78.7-7.11,452Cedric RichardsonNorth Panola High School: 81.3%
North Pike School DistrictCC84.88.22,475Dennis PentonNorth Pike Senior High School: 84.8%
North Tippah School DistrictCC86.511.91,293Bill BrandWalnut Attendance Center: 90.6%Falkner High School: 82.2%
Noxubee County School DistrictFF83.14.61,635Roger LiddellNoxubee County High School: 83.1%
Ocean Springs School DistrictAA88.63.45,796Bonita ColemanOcean Springs High School: 88.9%
Okolona Separate School DistrictDF87.726.8634Dexter GreenOkolona High School: 87.8%
Oxford School DistrictAA87.20.24,297Brian HarveyOxford High School: 87.6%
Pascagoula School DistrictBB86.75.57,256Wayne RodolfichPascagoula High School: 83.9%Gautier High School: 91.3%
Pass Christian Public School DistrictBA89.33.52,021Carla EversPass Christian High School: 89.3%
Pearl Public School DistrictAB87.54.94,222Raymond MorgignoPearl High School: 88.2%
Pearl River Co School DistrictBB84.14.83,240Alan LumpkinPearl River Central High School: 85%
Perry County School DistrictCC84.117.41,089Gregory DearmanPerry Central High School: 85.9%
Petal School DistrictAA89.42.74,112Matthew DillonPetal High School: 89.7%
Philadelphia Public School DistrictCC90.37.11,082Lisa HullPhiladelphia High School: 90.3%
Picayune School DistrictCB71-5.23,617Audwin ShawPicayune Memorial High School: 71.5%
Pontotoc City SchoolsBB84.93.82,300Michelle BivensPontotoc High School: 85%
Pontotoc County School DistrictBB85.5-1.33,667Michael PuckettNorth Pontotoc High School: 86%South Pontotoc High School: 85%
Poplarville Separate School DistrictAB908.91,855Carl MerrittPoplarville Jr Sr High School: 90.1%
Prentiss County School DistrictBB79.1-3.22,399Randle DownsWheeler High School: 78.3%Thrasher High School: 76.5%Jumpertown High School: 89.6%New Site High School: 77.6%
Quitman County School DistrictDF83.57.81,072Evelyn JossellM. S. Palmer High School: 83.7%
Quitman School DistrictDD74.8-9.31,940Donna BooneQuitman High School: 75.1%
Rankin County School DistrictBA87.72.319,205Evelyn TownsendFlorence High School: 88.9%Northwest Rankin High School: 85.6%Mclaurin Attendance Center: 80.5%Brandon High School: 90.9%Pelahatchie Attendance Center: 88.5%Pisgah High School: 88.1%Puckett Attendance Center: 93.5%Richland High School: 88.2%
Reimagine Prep Charter SchoolDN/AN/AN/A236N/A
Richton School DistrictBC87.45.4707James AnglinRichton High School: 87.4%
Scott County School DistrictCB86.65.34,077Tony McgeeMorton High School: 83.3%Lake High School: 92.8%Sebastopol Attendance Center: 89.2%Scott Central Attendance Center: 85.6%
Senatobia Municipal School DistrictCB80.5-1.41,785James FosterSenatobia Jr Sr High School: 80.5%
Simpson County School DistrictCC78.97.73,641Gregory PaesMendenhall High School: 81.8%Magee High School: 75.7%
Smith County School DistrictCC78.00.42,701Jimmy HancockRaleigh High School: 81.1%Mize Attendance Center: 78%Taylorsville Attendance Center: 73.5%
South Delta School DistrictCD78.76.3870Sammie IvySouth Delta High School: 78.7%
South Panola School DistrictCD79.65.84,426Robert WilderSouth Panola High School: 81.3%
South Pike School DistrictDD68.8-13.11,675Johnny VickSouth Pike Senior High School: 68.8%
South Tippah School DistrictBB85.3-0.32,785Frank CampbellPine Grove High School: 83.4%Ripley High School: 87.7%Blue Mountain High School: 79%
Starkville- Oktibbeha Consolidated School DistrictCC87.510.45,175Lewis HollowayStarkville High School: 87.5%
Stone County School DistrictBB83.412.62,556Inita OwenStone High School: 84.7%
Sunflower County Consolidated School DistrictFD79.920.93,946Debra DaceRuleville Central High School: 75.6%Gentry High School: 82.5%
Tate County School DistrictCC77.46.72,649Daryl ScogginColdwater Attendance Center: 76.9%Independence High School: 73.6%Strayhorn High School: 83.7%
Tishomingo County Sp Mun School DistrictBB85.62.13,078Christie HollyBelmont School: 92%Tishomingo County High School: 82.8%
Tunica County School DistrictDC74.16.12,095Margie PulleyRosa Fort High School: 74.4%
Tupelo Public School DistrictBB86.67.96,995Hubert LodenTupelo High School: 87.8%
Union County School DistrictAB85.2-2.32,830James BasilWest Union Attendance Center: 89.2%Ingomar Attendance Center: 89.3%East Union Attendance Center: 79.3%Myrtle Attendance Center: 86.2%
Union Public School DistrictBA84.7-0.11,019William BrantleyUnion High School: 84.7%
Vicksburg Warren School DistrictDD70.74.88,311Donald ShealyVicksburg High School: 70.6%
Walthall County School DistrictDD72.65.51,941Wade CarneySalem Attendance Center: 72.4%Tylertown High School: 71.9%
Water Valley School DistrictCC80.4-4.31,138Charles McinnisWater Valley High School: 80.4%
Wayne County School DistrictDC82.07.63,295Robert JonesWayne County High School: 82.2%
Webster County School DistrictBB83.1-4.21,818Brian JonesEast Webster High School: 88.2%Eupora High School: 78.6%
West Bolivar Consolidated SchoolCD91.919.81,330James JohnsonWest Bolivar High School: 88.6%Ray Brooks School: 91.1%Shaw High School: 97.4%
West Jasper Consolidated SchoolsBC86.43.31,403Warren WoodrowBay Springs High School: 79.5%Stringer Attendance Center: 97.1%
West Point Consolidated School DistrictCD90.36.83,147Burnell McdonaldWest Point High School: 90.3%
West Tallahatchie School DistrictCD92.512.9773Christoph FurdgeWest Tallahatchie High School: 92.5%
Western Line School DistrictCD82.49.11,953Larry GreenRiverside High School: 78.5%O'Bannon High School: 84.9%
Wilkinson County School DistrictFF70.8-2.51,224Kimberly JacksonWilkinson County High: 70.8%
Winona Separate School DistrictBD84.95.91,135Teresa JacksonWinona Secondary School: 84.9%
Yazoo City Municipal School DistrictDF74.213.12,455Darron EdwardsYazoo City High School: 74.3%
Yazoo County School DistrictCD82.912.21,580Rebecca FisherYazoo County High School: 82.9%