Perry Co School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 946 students in Perry Co School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Perry Co School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Perry Co School Dist School District are South Perry Elementary School, Runnelstown Elementary School and Perry Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Perry Co School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Perry Co School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
946 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
80 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Perry Co School Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-74% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#80 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Perry Co School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perry Co School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry Co School 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-74%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Perry Co School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
4%
# Black Students
275 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
29%
48%
# White Students
629 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
66%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
34 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
65
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
75
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
72
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
64
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
69
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
76
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
70
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
99
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
80
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
73
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
70
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
53
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
4
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,010 is higher than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,874 is higher than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$12 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Perry Co School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$12 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Perry Co School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,010
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Perry Co School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,874
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Perry Co School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Perry Co School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Perry Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 Beaumont
Beaumont, MS 39423
(601) 784-3393
Grades: K-5
| 234 students
Rank: #22.
Runnelstown Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9214 Highway 42
Petal, MS 39465
(601) 544-2811
Grades: K-5
| 187 students
Rank: #33.
Perry Central High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9899 Hwy 98 East
New Augusta, MS 39462
(601) 964-3235
Grades: 9-12
| 280 students
Rank: #44.
Perry Central Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 8th Ave. South
New Augusta, MS 39462
(601) 964-3226
Grades: 6-8
| 245 students
Rank: n/an/a
Perry Co Voc Complex
Vocational School
9899 A Hwy 98 East, Po Box 13
New Augusta, MS 39462
(601) 964-8282
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Perry County Alternative Center
Alternative School
9899 Hwy 98 East
New Augusta, MS 39462
(601) 964-3235
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Perry Co School Dist School District
  • 105 Main Street, P.O. Box 137, New Augusta, MS, 39426
  • (601) 964-3211
  • pcsdms.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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