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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,712 students in Perry County, MS. Perry County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Perry County, MS are Perry Central High School, Richton Elementary School and Richton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Perry County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Perry County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Perry County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Perry Central High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9899 Hwy 98 East
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3235

    Grades: 9-12 | 277 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Richton Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Elm Avenue, P.o. Box 568
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 788-6975

    Grades: K-6 | 388 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Richton High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Elm Avenue
    Richton, MS 39476
    (601) 788-9608

    Grades: 7-12 | 293 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Runnelstown Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9214 Highway 42
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601) 544-2811

    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    South Perry Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1300 Beaumont
    Beaumont, MS 39423
    (601) 784-3393

    Grades: K-8 | 282 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Perry Central Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 8th Ave. South
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3226

    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Perry County Alternative Center Alternative School
    9899 Hwy 98 East
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3235

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Perry County Vocational Complex Vocational School
    9899 A Hwy 98 East, Po Box 13
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-8282

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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