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 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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 44 teachers has grown by 15% 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 Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplarville Junior Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poplarville Junior Senior High School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#54 out of 840 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Black
13%
49%
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White
86%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.58
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOPLARVILLE SEPARATE SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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