Poplarville Junior Senior High School

  • Poplarville Junior Senior High School serves 563 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poplarville Junior Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Poplarville Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Poplarville Junior Senior High School's student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplarville Junior Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Poplarville Junior Senior High School is 0.27, which is less 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#67 out of 825 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
11%
48%
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White
85%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.270.58
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Graduation Rate≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePoplarville Separate School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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