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Poplarville Junior Senior High School

Traditional Public School

#1 Hornet Drive

Poplarville, MS 39470

601-795-8424

Overview

Poplarville Junior Senior High School serves 498 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $11,152.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,152/Child

Demographics

Poplarville Junior Senior High School serves 498 students. This high-poverty school body is 84.54% White and 10.04% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 43
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 78%
In-Field: 86% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 498

By Grade:

  •       9: 134
  •       10: 130
  •       11: 136
  •       Other: 98

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 10%
  •       White: 85%
  •       Two or More: 3%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 131
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 7
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,719

By Grade:

  •       K: 122
  •       Special Elementary: 17
  •       1: 120
  •       2: 117
  •       3: 142
  •       4: 143
  •       5: 131
  •       6: 142
  •       7: 140
  •       8: 153
  •       9: 134
  •       10: 130
  •       11: 136
  •       12: 91
  •       Other: 1

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: 96.07%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 73%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 54%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.5 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 129 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.7
Mathematics: 17.2
Reading: 17.6
Science: 17.9

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 59.6%
Mathematics Proficiency: 23.5%
English Proficiency: 41.4%
Science Proficiency: 62%

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

Poplarville Junior Senior High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,152.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,152

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,769

Federal

Per-student Spending: $204

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