Starkville High School

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Starkville High School
Starkville High School Yellowjacket.jpg
603 Yellowjacket Drive
Starkville, Mississippi
Coordinates 33°27′04″N 88°49′16″W / 33.451°N 88.821°W / 33.451; -88.821Coordinates: 33°27′04″N 88°49′16″W / 33.451°N 88.821°W / 33.451; -88.821
Type Public
Motto Proud to be a Yellowjacket
School district Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District
Principal Sean McDonnall
Teaching staff 70.74 (FTE)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,366[1] (2015–16)
Color(s) Black & Gold         
Mascot Yellowjackets
Newspaper The Jacket Buzz

Starkville High School (SHS) is a public secondary school in Starkville, Mississippi. It hosts grades 9–12 and has approximately 1,366 students, as of the 2015-2016 school year. It is the flagship of the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District; its school colors are black and gold, and the mascot is the Yellowjacket, a predatory wasp.

The graduation rate is currently[when?] 76.3%.[citation needed]


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  1. ^ a b "Starkville High School". School Directory Information. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
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  4. ^ "MTSU's win over Ole Miss holds special meaning for coach Davis". CBS Sports. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Nate Hughes