Purvis Lower Elementary School

Tel: (601)794-3302
Grades: KG-2

416 students

Purvis Lower Elementary School serves 416 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Purvis Lower Elementary School operates within the Lamar County School District.

Overview

The student population of 416 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 416 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Black
9%
50%
White
88%
45%
Two or more races
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.22 0.31
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
48%
64%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,404 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Lamar County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed 9,404 2,147
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
District Spending $74 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,977 $9,999
District Spending / Student $9,057 $9,596
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jefferson/todd Alternative Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson/todd Alternative Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson/todd Alternative Program (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PurvisJefferson/todd Alternative Program
    Alternative School
    424 Martin Luther King Dr
    PurvisMS 39475
    (601)794-1097
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • PurvisPurvis High School
    220 School St
    PurvisMS 39475
    (601)794-6221
    0.5 mi | 549 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PurvisPurvis Middle School
    220 School St
    PurvisMS 39475
    (601)794-1068
    0.5 mi | 361 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PurvisLamar Co Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    41 College Dr
    PurvisMS 39475
    (601)794-8298
    Vocational School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LumbertonBaxterville School
    5531 Hwy 11
    LumbertonMS 39455
    (601)796-4483
    1.9 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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