Pearl High School

500 Pirates Cove
Pearl, MS 39208
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Pearl High School serves 1,169 students in grades 9-12.
Pearl High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Pearl High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Pearl High School's student population of 1,169 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Pearl High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pearl High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#201 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
8%
4%
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Black
36%
48%
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White
53%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.58
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePearl Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pearl High School is Lakeside School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pearl Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearl Pearl Junior High School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
    1.1 miles
    200 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7952
    1.1 6-8 913
  • Pearl Pearl Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 776 students
    1.2 miles
    160 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7976
    1.2 PK-1 776
  • Pearl Pearl Upper School Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 4-5 | 699 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Treasure Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7981
    1.2 4-5 699
  • Whitfield C B Noblin School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 10 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Hudspeth Center Drive, Hwy
    Whitfield, MS 39193
    (601) 664-6310
    1.6 Inquire with school 10
  • Pearl Northside Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 2-3 | 670 students
    1.8 miles
    3600 Harle Street
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7971
    1.8 2-3 670

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