GreatSchools Rating

Humphreys County High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 472 students


Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

Last modified
Community Rating

4 stars

Community Rating by Year
No new ratings
No new ratings
No new ratings
Based on 1 rating

Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

6 reviews of this school

Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted May 18, 2011

I was a transfer to this school when my family moved down south. I was not pleased with this school at all. The teachers didn't care for the students, no stability nor structure in the school, students had to do butt kissing just to be favored and get good grades by the teachers, students did whatever they want. I've gotten more experience back at my school in Chicago. I'm glad that I'm no longer with Humphreys County High School.
—Submitted by a student

Posted December 2, 2009

This school is above average. Students are well discipline and respectful, whenever I visit the campus.

Posted November 17, 2008

As a student @ Humphreys County High i feel that there are many things wrong. Teachers just dont care what happens. At times i feel so unsafe i just stay at home. there is no respect, discipline,control, or anything at all in this school. Teachers need to step up and show tough love and parents need to be more involved with the school. 'Grown' students need to stay at home if they feel can't nobody tell them what to do. I feel that if things are looked at our school could improve. what i seriously think is that state needs to take over and that would be a wake up call for everyone at the school and in our community.
—Submitted by a student

Posted August 2, 2008

I love the students and see lots of potential in them but motivation is severely lacking and right now we lack the school or district leadership necessary to make change. Social promotion needs to stop and our students need have consistently high expectations placed on their behavior and academic output. It can happen. It just takes some very hard work.
—Submitted by a teacher

Posted July 31, 2008

I have grand children in the Humphrey County School System. We do not have enough parent participation myself included, If the community comes together as a whole we can make the school system a better place. We do have a few good teachers but for the most part I believe it is just a matter of getting a pay check
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 10, 2008

Im a student at Humphreys County High School. As I look around at the issues going on daily I find my self in an unsafe environment. No one seems to care for the students and what we do as student. Most of the adults only want teir paycheck that come on the 15th and 30th. I fear that one day my life will be in jeoradry because of the school.
—Submitted by a student

Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 97% in 2012.

98 students were tested at this school in 2012.




Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests

Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

101 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

119 students were tested at this school in 2013.








English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

104 students were tested at this school in 2013.








U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 62% in 2013.

99 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests

In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 50%
White 1% 46%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 3%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »


Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
  • {{date}}
Export calendar
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...


To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

810 Cohn St
Belzoni, MS 39038
Phone: (662) 247-6040


Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »


Add this school to compare

Nearby schools

Humphreys Academy
Belzoni, MS

Gentry High School
Indianola, MS