School Details

Pearl High School

Traditional Public School

500 Pirates Cove

Pearl, MS 39208

601-932-7931

Overview

Pearl High School serves 1118 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,702.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,702/Child

Demographics

Pearl High School serves 1118 students. This high-poverty school body is 49.28% White and 38.91% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 79
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 88%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,118

By Grade:

  •       9: 299
  •       10: 298
  •       11: 243
  •       12: 278
  •       Special Secondary: 14
  •       Other: -14

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 2%
  •       African-American: 39%
  •       Hispanic: 6%
  •       White: 49%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 285
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 18
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 4,035

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 120
  •       K: 289
  •       1: 264
  •       2: 303
  •       3: 302
  •       4: 306
  •       5: 275
  •       6: 352
  •       7: 352
  •       8: 354
  •       9: 299
  •       10: 298
  •       11: 243
  •       12: 278

Community

Rankin County

Total Population: 155,271

  •       Males: 74,718
  •       Females: 80,553

Growth: 9.64%
Number of Households: 52,539
Median Income: $68,583

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 56,520 60,764 117,284 5%
Black or African American 16,072 17,395 33,467 25%
Asian-American 955 1,207 2,162 34%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 95 50 145 21%
Native American and Alaska Native 168 193 361 5%
Hispanic American 2,252 2,129 4,381 15%
Two or more races 908 944 1,852 37%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 95.53%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 71%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 64%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 227 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.7
Mathematics: 17.9
Reading: 17.6
Science: 18.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 52.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 41.1%
English Proficiency: 49.6%
Science Proficiency: 61.4%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,127
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 716
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Pearl High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,702.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,702

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,357

Federal

Per-student Spending: $286

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