Jefferson County High School in Fayette, MS - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    424
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    22 2.5
  • Ranking

Jefferson County High School is a public school in Fayette, Mississippi. It has 424 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 22 reviews written and they have been mostly negative.

2277 Main Street
Fayette, MS 39069
(601) 786-3919

Ratings and Reviews
2.5 from 22 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The Jefferson County High School genuinely is a school of family. If you, as a student, attend school here, obey the teachers, and complete assignments effectively and on time, you have nothing to worry about. I would say that its is very traditional and executes procedures strictly by the book. Overall, my experience at the Jefferson County High School was unforgettable.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: The Tigers of Jefferson County are well-known in the community. The community support them on their journey to take on another school.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Some of the teachers go above and beyond while others are just there to get a check.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Educational Outcomes: This school is pretty bad at preparing you for the read world. The curriculum is not rigorous at all, and it doesn't teach you a sense of working for anything.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Since the new principal, I feel like the school will really move forward in the next couple of years.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
0.66 Jefferson County Elementary School Public
1.33 Jefferson County Upper Elementary School Public
1.66 Jefferson County Junior High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.33 Port Gibson High School 18 mi. 515
3.33 Franklin High School 20 mi. 429
2.00 Amite County High School 42 mi. 435
2.33 Bogue Chitto School 40 mi. 639
2.33 Wilkinson County High School 45 mi. 328

Around Jefferson County High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Jefferson County High School United States Amite County High School Bogue Chitto School Franklin High School Port Gibson High School Wilkinson County High School
African American 99.0% 15.0% 84.0% 26.0% 49.0% 99.0% 99.0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
White 0% 51.0% 14.0% 72.0% 49.0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.7%
Grade 10 30.4%
Grade 11 23.7%
Grade 12 21.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes