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Petal Elementary School

Traditional Public School

1179 Hwy 42 E

Petal, MS 39465

601-582-7454

Overview

Petal Elementary School serves 548 students in grades 3-4. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,609.

Grades

3

4

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,609/Child

Demographics

Petal Elementary School serves 548 students. This high-poverty school body is 77.01% White and 15.51% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 42
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 70%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 548

By Grade:

  •       3: 274
  •       4: 320
  •       Other: -46

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 16%
  •       Hispanic: 6%
  •       White: 77%
  •       Two or More: 4%

District

Teachers
Total: 299
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 4,106

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 37
  •       Special Pre-K: 16
  •       K: 320
  •       Special Elementary: 17
  •       1: 309
  •       2: 313
  •       3: 274
  •       4: 268
  •       5: 324
  •       6: 352
  •       7: 368
  •       8: 339
  •       9: 289
  •       10: 290
  •       11: 305
  •       12: 263
  •       Special Secondary: 22

Community

Forrest County

Total Population: 74,897

  •       Males: 35,322
  •       Females: 39,575

Growth: -0.05%
Number of Households: 28,746
Median Income: $42,082

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 21,567 22,777 44,344 -3%
Black or African American 12,689 15,625 28,314 4%
Asian-American 409 431 840 64%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 35 27 62 -2%
Native American and Alaska Native 131 126 257 -1%
Hispanic American 1,173 1,051 2,224 -16%
Two or more races 491 589 1,080 22%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 70.9%
English Proficiency: 61.9%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

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

Funding

Petal Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,609.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,609

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,955

Federal

Per-student Spending: $331

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Petal Elementary School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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