Pearl Upper School

  • Pearl Upper School serves 699 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (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 48% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pearl Upper School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pearl Upper School's student population of 699 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students699 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl Upper 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 Upper School is 0.60, 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#221 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
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
7%
4%
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Black
33%
48%
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White
54%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pearl Pearl Lower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 776 students
    0.0 miles
    160 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7976
    0.0 PK-1 776
  • Pearl Pearl Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7952
    0.1 6-8 913
  • Pearl Northside Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 670 students
    1.0 miles
    3600 Harle Street
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7971
    1.0 2-3 670
  • Pearl Pearl High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,169 student
    1.2 miles
    500 Pirates Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7931
    1.2 9-12 1,169
  • Whitfield C B Noblin School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 10 students
    2.8 miles
    100 Hudspeth Center Drive, Hwy
    Whitfield, MS 39193
    (601) 664-6310
    2.8 Inquire with school 10

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