100 8th Ave. South
New Augusta, MS 39462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Perry Central Middle School serves 245 students in grades 6-8.
Perry Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Perry Central Middle School's student population of 245 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Perry Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Perry Central Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#528 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
30%
48%
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White
64%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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