School Details

Perry Central High School

Traditional Public School

9899 Hwy 98 East

New Augusta, MS 39462

601-964-3235

Overview

Perry Central High School serves 280 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $14,974.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$14,974/Child

Demographics

Perry Central High School serves 280 students. This high-poverty school body is 66.79% White and 30.71% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 24
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 1
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 280

By Grade:

  •       9: 80
  •       10: 73
  •       11: 70
  •       Other: 57

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 31%
  •       White: 67%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 78
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 5
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 946

By Grade:

  •       K: 65
  •       1: 75
  •       2: 72
  •       3: 64
  •       4: 76
  •       5: 69
  •       6: 76
  •       7: 70
  •       8: 99
  •       9: 80
  •       10: 73
  •       11: 70
  •       12: 54
  •       Other: 3

Community

Perry County

Total Population: 11,973

  •       Males: 5,858
  •       Females: 6,115

Growth: -2.26%
Number of Households: 4,674
Median Income: $47,073

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 4,637 4,794 9,431 -2%
Black or African American 1,106 1,193 2,299 -7%
Asian-American 13 12 25 9%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 5 5 10 150%
Native American and Alaska Native 33 28 61 69%
Hispanic American 98 89 187 57%
Two or more races 64 83 147 40%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 84.05%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 65%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.7 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 63 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.5
Mathematics: 15.1
Reading: 15.5
Science: 16.7

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 42%
Mathematics Proficiency: 54.3%
English Proficiency: 28.9%
Science Proficiency: 32.6%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Perry Central High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $14,974.

Total

Per-student Spending: $14,974

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $13,587

Federal

Per-student Spending: $102

Overall Rating

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