Sunflower Consolidated School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 1,327 students in Sunflower Consolidated School District. The top ranked public high schools in Sunflower Consolidated School District are Robert L Merritt Junior High School, Ruleville Central High School and Gentry High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public high schools in Sunflower Consolidated School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 15% (versus the 38% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Mississippi.
public high school in Sunflower Consolidated School District have a Graduation Rate of 76%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 84%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Gentry High School, with 75-79% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 52% (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 Schools3 Schools251 Schools
# of Students1,327 Students159,946 Students
# of Teachers85 Teachers10,170 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Sunflower Consolidated School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 147 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
0.040.56
# of American Indian Studentsn/a959 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a1,633 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students12 Students4,878 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
3%
# of Black Students1,301 Students73,205 Students
% Black Students
98%
46%
# of White Students13 Students77,401 Students
% White Students
1%
48%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a71 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1 Student1,799 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 243
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 1,747
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 1,651
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 1,688
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,763
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,841
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 1,910
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 2,131
# of Students in 7th Grade:1275,401
# of Students in 8th Grade:1435,525
# 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:132,286

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 High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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: #33.
    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
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