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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District serving 4,222 students in Pearl, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi state average of 57%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Pearl Northside Elementary School
    3600 Harle Street
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7971

    Grades: 2-3 | 699 students
  • Pearl Pearl High School
    500 Pirates Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7931

    Grades: 9-12 | 1175 students
  • Pearl Pearl Junior High School
    200 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7952

    Grades: 6-8 | 929 students
  • Pearl Pearl Lower Elementary School
    160 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7976

    Grades: PK-1 | 766 students
  • Pearl Pearl Upper School
    180 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7981

    Grades: 4-5 | 653 students

Overview

School District NamePEARL PUBLIC DIST School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,222 students
# of Teachers251 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students2,035 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students2,187 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.60
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students55 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students286 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students1,530 students
% Black Students
36%
# of White Students2,175 students
% White Students
52%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students174 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:80
# of Students in Kindergarten:364
# of Students in 1st Grade:322
# of Students in 2nd Grade:345
# of Students in 3rd Grade:354
# of Students in 4th Grade:348
# of Students in 5th Grade:305
# of Students in 6th Grade:313
# of Students in 7th Grade:299
# of Students in 8th Grade:309
# of Students in 9th Grade:309
# of Students in 10th Grade:301
# of Students in 11th Grade:301
# of Students in 12th Grade:251
# of Ungraded Students:21

District Comparison

  • PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,474 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,412. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,290 is less than the state average of $10,443. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$34 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$33 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,474$10,412
This chart display average revenue per public school student in PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,290$10,443
This chart display average spending per public school student in PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
PEARL PUBLIC DIST School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Pearl Upper School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.