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Pearl River Central High School

Traditional Public School

7407 Highway 11

Carriere, MS 39426

601-798-1986

Overview

Pearl River Central High School serves 998 students in grades 9-SecondaryGed. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,363.

Grades

9

10

11

12

SecondaryGed

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,363/Child

Demographics

Pearl River Central High School serves 998 students. This high-poverty school body is 89.88% White and <5% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 66
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 88% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 66%

Students
Total Enrollment: 998

By Grade:

  •       9: 255
  •       10: 284
  •       11: 261
  •       12: 217
  •       Other: -19

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 2%
  •       Hispanic: 2%
  •       White: 90%
  •       Two or More: 6%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 197
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 9
Experienced: 66%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,252

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 13
  •       K: 223
  •       Special Elementary: 18
  •       1: 244
  •       2: 217
  •       3: 243
  •       4: 240
  •       5: 220
  •       6: 253
  •       7: 275
  •       8: 291
  •       9: 255
  •       10: 284
  •       11: 261
  •       12: 191
  •       Special Secondary: 19
  •       Other: 5

Community

Pearl River County

Total Population: 55,535

  •       Males: 27,314
  •       Females: 28,221

Growth: -0.54%
Number of Households: 20,816
Median Income: $50,611

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 23,085 23,815 46,900 -1%
Black or African American 3,320 3,519 6,839 -1%
Asian-American 109 134 243 3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 20 29 49 44%
Native American and Alaska Native 191 214 405 24%
Hispanic American 927 878 1,805 10%
Two or more races 589 510 1,099 21%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.78%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 72%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 18.2 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 229 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.6
Mathematics: 18.2
Reading: 18.7
Science: 18.9

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 52.1%
Mathematics Proficiency: 63.3%
English Proficiency: 40.8%
Science Proficiency: 47%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 13
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Pearl River Central High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,363.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,363

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,924

Federal

Per-student Spending: $322

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