Poplarville Separate School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,719 students in Poplarville Separate School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Poplarville Separate School Dist School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Poplarville Separate School Dist School District are Poplarville Jr Sr High School, Middle School Of Poplarville and Poplarville Upper Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Poplarville Separate School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Poplarville Separate School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
Poplarville Separate 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
5 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
1,719 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
133 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Poplarville Separate School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 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 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#47 out of 146 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Poplarville Separate School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Poplarville Separate 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)
45%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poplarville Separate 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
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Poplarville Separate 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
0.29
0.59
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
18 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
4%
# Black Students
170 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
10%
48%
# White Students
1,439 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
84%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
82 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
122
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
120
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
117
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
142
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
143
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
131
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
140
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
153
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
134
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
130
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
136
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
91
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
18
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,726 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,795 is higher than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Poplarville Separate School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$20 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Poplarville Separate School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,726
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Poplarville Separate 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
$11,795
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Poplarville Separate 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 Poplarville Separate School Dist School District 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.
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: #33.
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: 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Poplarville Separate School District
  • 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS, 39470
  • (601) 795-8477
  • poplarvilleschools.org
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,719 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 5% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29

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