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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by PETAL DIST School District serving 4,112 students in Petal, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi state average of 57%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

PETAL DIST School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Petal Petal Elementary School
    1179 Hwy 42 E
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601)582-7454

    Grades: 3-4 | 651 students
  • Petal Petal High School
    1145 Highway 42 E
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601)583-3538

    Grades: 9-12 | 1245 students
  • Petal Petal Middle School
    203 East Central Avenue
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601)584-6301

    Grades: 7-8 | 625 students
  • Petal Petal Primary School
    60 Herrington Road
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601)554-7244

    Grades: PK-2 | 1011 students
  • Petal Petal Upper Elementary School
    400 Hillcrest Loop
    Petal, MS 39465
    (601)584-7660

    Grades: 5-6 | 580 students

Overview

School District NamePETAL DIST School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,112 students
# of Teachers280 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students2,070 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,042 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.41
# of American Indian Students7 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students44 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students154 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students711 students
% Black Students
17%
# of White Students3,066 students
% White Students
75%
# of Hawaiian Students5 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students125 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:20
# of Students in Kindergarten:306
# of Students in 1st Grade:325
# of Students in 2nd Grade:337
# of Students in 3rd Grade:339
# of Students in 4th Grade:304
# of Students in 5th Grade:286
# of Students in 6th Grade:288
# of Students in 7th Grade:330
# of Students in 8th Grade:289
# of Students in 9th Grade:335
# of Students in 10th Grade:318
# of Students in 11th Grade:285
# of Students in 12th Grade:296
# of Ungraded Students:54

District Comparison

  • PETAL DIST School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 87% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PETAL 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)
55%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PETAL 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 Rate
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of PETAL 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 $8,500 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 $9,747 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 PETAL DIST School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$39 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of PETAL DIST School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,500$10,412
This chart display average revenue per public school student in PETAL DIST School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,747$10,443
This chart display average spending per public school student in PETAL 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?
PETAL DIST School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Petal High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.