Purvis Lower Elementary School

  • Purvis Lower Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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).

School Overview

  • Purvis Lower Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students390 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Purvis Lower Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Purvis Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Purvis Lower Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
85%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Purvis Lower Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Purvis Lower Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.270.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Purvis Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Purvis Lower Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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