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Welcome to Clarkdale High


We are trying to build leaders, one student at a time.
Clarkdale High School offers a variety of extracurricular and educational services to over 300 students in grades 9-12. CHS is located in Meridian, Mississippi, and is operated by the Lauderdale County School District. Our mascot is a Bulldog and our school colors are maroon and white.  
Our mission is to provide a positive, safe learning community where all students will achieve success.

Events Calendar

Memorial Day: School & Office Closures

In honor Memorial Day and the sacrifices of the brave men and women who gave their lives protecting our country, all LCSD schools and offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 and Tuesday, May 30. All will reopen on Wednesday, May 31.

New Baseball Coach

We are proud to welcome a new addition to our baseball program. Coach Josh Palmer will now lead the team. With family ties to the area, Coach Palmer and his family are excited about this new venture. Click on the attached link to learn about his goals for the future.

Awards for Grades 7 - 11

Outstanding students were recognized in a recent Awards Day ceremony held on the Clarkdale campus. Highest averages in subject areas and achievement awards were presented to these exceptional CHS students.

Senior Awards 2023

Awards Night for the Class of 2023 was held May 11 at the Evangel Temple. Seniors were recognized for their exceptional academic achievement as well as for their contributions to student life at CHS.

Facts & Numbers

  • A District's Grade Rating
  • 86.4% Graduation Rate
  • $5 Million in Scholarships Awarded
  • 57 National Board Certified Teachers
  • 74.6% Post-Secondary Enrollment
  • 18.2 Average Composite LCSD ACT score
  • 82.9% Experienced Teachers
  • 50.9% Bachelor Degree Recipients
  • 44.9% Master Degree Recipients
  • 99.2% Pass Rate for Dual Credit Enrollment
  • 97.4% LCSD Pass Rate for Third Grade Reading Assessment
  • 68.1% score Silver & Higher on ACT WorkKeys
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