Sunflower Consolidated School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,833 students in Sunflower Consolidated School District. Sunflower Consolidated School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Sunflower Consolidated School District are A W James Elementary School, Inverness School and Ruleville Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Sunflower Consolidated School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of 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).

Overview

School District NameSunflower Consolidated School District
School District Phone Number(662) 887-4919
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools14 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students3,833 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers254 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Sunflower Consolidated School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#116 out of 150 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sunflower Consolidated   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sunflower Consolidated   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.090.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student5,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students70 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students3,658 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
96%
48%
# of White Students91 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
2%
44%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students13 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:865,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:28836,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:29836,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:31336,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:27138,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:31339,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:35739,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:29935,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:27236,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:27935,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:26335,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:27334,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:23332,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:27531,047
# of Ungraded Students:137,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,985 is higher than the state median of $10,773.
The school district's spending/student of $10,446 is higher than the state median of $10,428.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$42 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$40 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 2016-17 school year data.

Sunflower Consolidated School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    A W James Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 South Blvd
    Drew, MS 38737
    (662) 745-8892

    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Inverness School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Oak Street
    Inverness, MS 38753
    (662) 265-5752

    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Ruleville Central Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 L F Packer Drive
    Ruleville, MS 38771
    (662) 756-4276

    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Drew Hunter Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 Swoope Road
    Drew, MS 38737
    (662) 745-8940

    Grades: 6-8 | 93 students
  • Rank: #55.
    East Sunflower School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    212 East Claiborne Street
    Sunflower, MS 38778
    (662) 569-3137

    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
  • Rank: #66.
    James Rosser Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Ingram Street
    Moorhead, MS 38761
    (662) 246-5395

    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Robert L Merritt Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    705 Kinlock Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1270

    Grades: 7-9 | 433 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ruleville Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    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: 19% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    404 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1250

    Grades: 3-6 | 615 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Ruleville Central High School Math: 10-14% | 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: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 B.b. King
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1240

    Grades: 10-12 | 499 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Indianola Academic Achievement Alternative School
    300 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1278

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Indianola Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    801 B.b. King Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-6000

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.302 College Avenue
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1260

    Grades: K-2 | 414 students
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