Sunflower Consolidated School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,833 students in Sunflower Consolidated 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 Sunflower Consolidated School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sunflower Consolidated School District are Lockard Elementary School, Inverness School and A W James Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sunflower Consolidated School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sunflower Consolidated School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Sunflower Consolidated School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,067 Schools
# Students
3,833 Students
480,606 Students
# Teachers
254 Teachers
31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Sunflower Consolidated 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 73% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#111 out of 146 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sunflower Consolidated   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunflower Consolidated   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)
23%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunflower Consolidated   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
73%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sunflower Consolidated   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.58
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
70 Students
17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
3,658 Students
232,056 Students
% Black Students
96%
48%
# White Students
91 Students
211,366 Students
% White Students
2%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
306 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
86
5,730
# Students in K Grade:
288
36,253
# Students in 1st Grade:
298
36,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
313
36,610
# Students in 3rd Grade:
271
38,135
# Students in 4th Grade:
313
39,071
# Students in 5th Grade:
357
39,005
# Students in 6th Grade:
299
35,974
# Students in 7th Grade:
272
36,060
# Students in 8th Grade:
279
35,800
# Students in 9th Grade:
263
35,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
273
34,503
# Students in 11th Grade:
233
32,346
# Students in 12th Grade:
275
31,047
# Ungraded Students:
13
7,621

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,415 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,559. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,926 is higher than the state median of $10,908. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sunflower Consolidated   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Sunflower Consolidated   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,415
$11,559
Spending / Student
$10,926
$10,908

Best Sunflower Consolidated School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lockard Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
302 College Avenue
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1260
Grades: K-2
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Inverness School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1101 Oak Street
Inverness, MS 38753
(662) 265-5752
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #33.
A W James Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 South Blvd
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8892
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #44.
East Sunflower School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
212 East Claiborne Street
Sunflower, MS 38778
(662) 569-3137
Grades: PK-5
| 171 students
Rank: #55.
Ruleville Central Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
410 L F Packer Drive
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4276
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rank: #66.
Drew Hunter Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Swoope Road
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8940
Grades: 6-8
| 93 students
Rank: #77.
Robert L Merritt Junior High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
705 Kinlock Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1270
Grades: 7-9
| 433 students
Rank: #88.
Ruleville Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 East Oscar St
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4698
Grades: 6-8
| 197 students
Rank: #99.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1250
Grades: 3-6
| 615 students
Rank: #1010.
Ruleville Central High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
360 L F Packer Drive
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4757
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
Rank: #1111.
Gentry High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 B.b. King
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1240
Grades: 10-12
| 499 students
Indianola Academic Achievement
Alternative School
300 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1278
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Indianola Career & Technical Center
Vocational School
801 B.b. King Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-6000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
601 Ingram Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-5395
Grades: PK-5
| 182 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Sunflower Consolidated School District
  • 196 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE, INDIANOLA, MS, 38751
  • (662) 887-4919
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,833 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.09

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