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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,031 students in Perry County School District. Perry County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Perry County School District are Perry Central High School, Runnelstown Elementary School and South Perry Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Perry County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NamePerry County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pcsdms.us
School District Phone Number(601) 964-3211
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools6 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students1,031 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers86 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

Perry County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Perry County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perry County   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perry County   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Perry County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.450.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students17 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students295 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
29%
48%
# of White Students705 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
68%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students13 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:8936,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:7936,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:7636,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8938,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:9039,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:9539,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:8635,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:6936,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:7635,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:7935,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:6934,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:5132,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:7431,047
# of Ungraded Students:97,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,918 is higher than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,690 is higher than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$12 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Perry County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$12 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Perry County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,918$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Perry County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,690$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Perry County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Perry County School District 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: #2-32.-3.
    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: #2-32.-3.
    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: #44.
    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: #5-65.-6.
    Perry County Alternative Center Alternative School
    9899 Hwy 98 East
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3235

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    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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