South Pike School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,605 students in South Pike School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in South Pike School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Pike School Dist School District are Osyka Elementary School, South Pike Jr High School and Eva Gordon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Pike School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
South Pike School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
1,605 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

South Pike School Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 85-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#112 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Pike 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)
24%
41%
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Pike 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
0.24
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
9 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
4%
# Black Students
1,388 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
87%
48%
# White Students
184 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
11%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
26
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
89
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
132
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
115
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
109
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
130
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
112
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
131
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
114
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
134
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
129
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
112
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
125
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
102
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
45
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,661 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,415 is less than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$17 MM
$22 MM
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Spending
$17 MM
$21 MM
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Revenue / Student
$10,661
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Pike 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
$10,415
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Pike 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 South Pike School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Osyka Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
444 Amite Street
Osyka, MS 39657
(601) 783-0427
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
Rank: #22.
South Pike Jr High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
275 West Myrtle Street
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0425
Grades: 7-8
| 258 students
Rank: #33.
Eva Gordon Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1175 North Clark Street
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0434
Grades: PK-3
| 355 students
Rank: #44.
South Pike Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
205 West Myrtle Street
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0420
Grades: 9-12
| 483 students
Rank: #55.
Eva Gordon Upper Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1147 North Clark Street
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0432
Grades: 4-6
| 307 students
Rank: n/an/a
South Pike Alternative School
Alternative School
205 West Myrtle
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0430
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
South Pike Career & Technical Cente
Vocational School
252 West Bay Street
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-0438
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • South Pike School District
  • 250 West Bay Street, Magnolia, MS, 39652
  • (601) 783-0430
  • southpike.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 30% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24

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