South Perry Elementary School

1300 Beaumont
Beaumont, MS 39423
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
South Perry Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

South Perry Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

South Perry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of South Perry Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
35%
47%
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White
60%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of South Perry Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Perry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Perry Elementary School's ranking?
South Perry Elementary School is ranked #526 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are South Perry Elementary School often compared to?
South Perry Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Richton Elementary School, Sand Hill Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend South Perry Elementary School?
229 students attend South Perry Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of South Perry Elementary School students are White, 35% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Perry Elementary School?
South Perry Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Perry Elementary School offer ?
South Perry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is South Perry Elementary School part of?
South Perry Elementary School is part of Perry Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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