Pearl Upper School

  • Pearl Upper School serves 653 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Pearl Upper School's student population of 653 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl Upper School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pearl Upper School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#207 out of 840 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
35%
49%
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White
51%
43%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pearl Upper School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.610.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pearl Upper School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePEARL PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearl Pearl Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 766 students
    0.0 miles
    160 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7976
    0.0 PK-1 766
  • Pearl Pearl Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 929 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7952
    0.1 6-8 929
  • Pearl Northside Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 699 students
    1.0 miles
    3600 Harle Street
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7971
    1.0 2-3 699
  • Pearl Pearl High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1175 students
    1.2 miles
    500 Pirates Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601)932-7931
    1.2 9-12 1175
  • Whitfield C B Noblin School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 12 students
    2.8 miles
    100 Hudspeth Center Drive, Hwy
    Whitfield, MS 39193
    (601)664-6310
    2.8 Inquire with school 12

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