School Details

Falkner High School

Hwy 15 North, Falkner, MS 38629
(662) 837-7892
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 & ungraded 245 students 12 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

64%
61%
63%
70%
63%
66%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
97%
96%
93%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • North Tippah School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
63%
55%
77%
83%
73%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
74%
77%
64%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • North Tippah School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

93%
96%
97%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • North Tippah School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
85%
78%
74%
77%
63%
78%
70%
59%
65%
52%
62%

Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • North Tippah School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Falkner High School is a public high school in Falkner. 245 children attend Falkner High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 78% of the 245 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Falkner High School is 12:1. North South Tippah Vocational Tech Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 74% 86%
Hispanic 4% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 21% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.1%
Asian 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    excellent school. the teacher are incredibe at what they do. they are all very personal and know what they are teaching. they will not allow you to fail unless you just dont care. the new principle is doing a great job and has brough many new ideas for bettering our school.

  • (5 years ago)

    i lovee this school its the best school ive ever went to. and the teachers actualy help u when u need it and not like my other schools...which just helps the ball players

  • (5 years ago)

    I love the people . The school needs to be remodeled though.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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