Sunflower Cty Cons School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 3,149 students in Sunflower Cty Cons 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 Cty Cons School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sunflower Cty Cons 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 Cty Cons 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 57% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Sunflower Cty Cons School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
3,149 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
240 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Sunflower Cty Cons 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 2020-2021 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 Cty Cons   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 Cty Cons   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 Cty Cons   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 Cty Cons   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
59 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
3,017 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
96%
48%
# White Students
56 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
2%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
63
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
211
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
196
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
227
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
234
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
235
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
226
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
244
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
261
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
301
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
247
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
240
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
225
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
218
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
21
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,677 is higher than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,299 is higher than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$40 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$42 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,677
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sunflower Cty Cons   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
$13,299
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sunflower Cty Cons   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 Sunflower Cty Cons 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-3
| 378 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: K-8
| 123 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
| 218 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: K-5
| 103 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: K-5
| 208 students
Rank: #66.
Moorhead Central School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
506 Washington Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-5680
Grades: K-8
| 210 students
Rank: #77.
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
| 122 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 463 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 189 students
Rank: #1010.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1250
Grades: 4-6
| 331 students
Rank: #1111.
Thomas E. Edwards Sr. 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
| 298 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 460 students
Rank: n/an/a
Indianola Academic Achievement
Alternative School
300 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1278
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Indianola Career & Tech Center
Vocational School
801 B.b. King Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-6000
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
601 Ingram Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-5395
Grades: PK
| 46 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Sunflower Cty Cons School District
  • 196 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE, INDIANOLA, MS, 38751
  • (662) 887-4919
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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