Top 5 Best Purvis Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,754 students in Purvis, MS (there are 1 private school, serving 298 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Purvis, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Purvis, MS are Purvis High School, Purvis Upper Elementary School and Purvis Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Purvis, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Purvis have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Purvis, MS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Purvis High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
220 School Street
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-6221
Grades: 9-12
| 572 students
Rank: #22.
Purvis Upper Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 Mitchell
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-2959
Grades: 3-5
| 360 students
Rank: #33.
Purvis Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
213 School Street
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-1068
Grades: 6-8
| 392 students
Rank: n/an/a
Jefferson/todd Alternative Program
Alternative School
424 Martin Luther King Drive
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-1097
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Lamar Co Voc Tech Center
Vocational School
41 College Drive
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-8298
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
5976 U.s. Hwy. 11
Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-3302
Grades: PK-2
| 430 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Purvis, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Purvis, MS include Purvis High School, Purvis Upper Elementary School and Purvis Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Purvis, MS?
6 public schools are located in Purvis, MS.
What percentage of students in Purvis, MS go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Purvis, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Purvis, MS?
Purvis, MS public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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