Sunflower Cty Cons School District

196 Martin Luther King Drive
Indianola, MS 38751
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 3,059 students in Sunflower Cty Cons School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, 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 26% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,048 Schools
# Students
3,059 Students
444,117 Students
# Teachers
231 Teachers
31,682 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Sunflower Cty Cons School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 148 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 77% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MS)
#108 out of 148 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
47%
This chart displays 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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
42%
This chart displays 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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
89%
This chart displays public school graduation rate of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.09
0.60
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,061 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
4,914 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
61 Students
20,507 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# Black Students
2,913 Students
208,187 Students
% Black Students
95%
47%
# White Students
63 Students
190,700 Students
% White Students
2%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
18 Students
16,423 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
80
7,599
# Students in K Grade:
222
33,764
# Students in 1st Grade:
191
32,711
# Students in 2nd Grade:
192
31,687
# Students in 3rd Grade:
203
31,579
# Students in 4th Grade:
209
32,264
# Students in 5th Grade:
218
33,315
# Students in 6th Grade:
220
32,363
# Students in 7th Grade:
248
35,964
# Students in 8th Grade:
261
36,507
# Students in 9th Grade:
283
37,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
249
32,746
# Students in 11th Grade:
219
30,671
# Students in 12th Grade:
221
28,608
# Ungraded Students:
43
6,902

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,042 is higher than the state median of $12,094. The school district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,094 is higher than the state median of $11,965. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$5,371 MM
This chart displays total revenue of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$5,314 MM
This chart displays total spending of Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,042
$12,094
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,094
$11,965
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Sunflower Cty Cons   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sunflower Cty Cons School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lockard Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
302 College Avenue
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1260
Grades: K-3
| 338 students
Rank: #22.
A W James Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 South Blvd
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8892
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #33.
Inverness School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Oak Street
Inverness, MS 38753
(662) 265-5752
Grades: K-8
| 126 students
Rank: #44.
Thomas E. Edwards Sr. High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
360 L F Packer Drive
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4757
Grades: 9-12
| 338 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
| 214 students
Rank: #66.
Robert L Merritt Junior High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
705 Kinlock Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1270
Grades: 7-9
| 438 students
Rank: #77.
Carver Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1250
Grades: 4-6
| 301 students
Rank: #88.
Gentry High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
801 B.b. King
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1240
Grades: 10-12
| 473 students
Rank: #99.
East Sunflower School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
212 East Claiborne Street
Sunflower, MS 38778
(662) 569-3137
Grades: K-5
| 93 students
Rank: #1010.
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
| 170 students
Rank: #1111.
Drew Hunter Middle School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Swoope Road
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8940
Grades: 6-8
| 91 students
Rank: #1212.
Moorhead Central School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
506 Washington Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-5680
Grades: K-8
| 200 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
| 60 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sunflower Cty Cons School District?
Sunflower Cty Cons School District manages 15 public schools serving 3,059 students.
What is the rank of Sunflower Cty Cons School District?
Sunflower Cty Cons School District is ranked #104 out of 148 school districts in Mississippi (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Sunflower Cty Cons School District?
95% of Sunflower Cty Cons School District students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sunflower Cty Cons School District?
Sunflower Cty Cons School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What is Sunflower Cty Cons School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,094 is higher than the state median of $11,965. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,059 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 87% (Top 50% in MS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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