South Perry Elementary School

1300 Beaumont
Beaumont, MS 39423
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Perry Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
South Perry Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) 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 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Perry Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

South Perry Elementary School's student population of 282 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

South Perry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 South Perry Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#511 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
38%
48%
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White
61%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.490.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePerry County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Perry Elementary School is Perry Central High School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Perry Central Middle School (6.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Augusta Perry Central Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 236 students
    6.5 miles
    100 8th Ave. South
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3226
    6.5 K-8 236
  • New Augusta Perry County Vocational Complex Vocational School

    6.5 miles
    9899 A Hwy 98 East, Po Box 13
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-8282
    6.5 n/a n/a
  • Mc Lain Mc Lain Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 199 students
    6.8 miles
    114 Shows Street/198 Bypass
    Mc Lain, MS 39456
    (601) 753-2257
    6.8 K-8 199
  • New Augusta Perry Central High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 277 students
    13.2 miles
    9899 Hwy 98 East
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3235
    13.2 9-12 277
  • New Augusta Perry County Alternative Center Alternative School

    13.2 miles
    9899 Hwy 98 East
    New Augusta, MS 39462
    (601) 964-3235
    13.2 n/a n/a

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