Top 10 Best Pearl River County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 8,471 students in Pearl River County, MS. Pearl River County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Pearl River County, MS are Poplarville Jr Sr High School, Pearl River Central High School and Picayune Memorial High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pearl River County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Pearl River County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Pearl River County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Poplarville Jr Sr High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
#1 Hornet Drive
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8424
Grades: 9-12
| 498 students
Rank: #22.
Pearl River Central High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7407 Highway 11
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 798-1986
Grades: 9-12
| 998 students
Rank: #33.
Picayune Memorial High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 Fifth Avenue
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-1380
Grades: 9-12
| 851 students
Rank: #44.
West Hancock Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
23350 Highway 43
Picayune, MS 39466
(228) 586-6054
Grades: PK-5
| 308 students
Rank: #55.
South Side Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 Rosa Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-1105
Grades: 3-6
| 269 students
Rank: #66.
Pearl River Central Junior High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7391 Hwy 11
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 798-5654
Grades: 6-8
| 831 students
Rank: #77.
Pearl River Central Elementar
Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
116 Alphabet Ave
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 799-4519
Grades: PK-5
| 1,423 students
Rank: #88.
Middle School Of Poplarville
Math: 51% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6 Spirit Street
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-1350
Grades: 6-8
| 438 students
Rank: #99.
Picayune Junior High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
702 Goodyear Blvd.
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-5449
Grades: 7-8
| 518 students
Rank: #1010.
Nicholson Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1887 Hwy 11 South
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-6309
Grades: K-6
| 319 students
Rank: #1111.
Poplarville Upper Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Todd Circle
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8303
Grades: 3-5
| 419 students
Rank: #1212.
West Side Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
111 Kirkwood Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-3625
Grades: K-6
| 362 students
Rank: #1313.
Roseland Park Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1610 Gilcrease Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-6824
Grades: K-6
| 371 students
Rank: n/an/a
Center For Alternative Education
Alternative School
461 Burgetown Rd.
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 798-6852
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Center For Alternative Education
Alternative School
(1)
900 East Third Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 799-0684
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1865 Hwy 11 South
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-7808
Grades: PK
| 39 students
Rank: n/an/a
1620 Rosa Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 799-4702
Grades: PK
| 155 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pmhs Career & Technology Center
Vocational School
600 Goodyear Blvd.
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-7601
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Poplarville Career Development Center
Vocational School
9 Career Center Circle
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8343
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
804 South Julia Street Suite A
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-4736
Grades: K-2
| 364 students
Rank: n/an/a
400 South Beech Street
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 799-0683
Grades: PK-2
| 308 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Pearl River County, MS

Pearl River County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
116 Alphabet Ave.
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 799-4519
Grades: K-2
| 711 students
1 Hornet St
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8477
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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