School Details

Simpson Central School

Traditional Public School

755 Simpson Hwy 28 West

Pinola, MS 39149

601-847-2630

Overview

Simpson Central School serves 495 students in grades K-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,112.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,112/Child

Demographics

Simpson Central School serves 495 students. This high-poverty school body is 60.40% White and 36.97% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 37
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 82%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 495

By Grade:

  •       K: 39
  •       1: 44
  •       2: 55
  •       3: 43
  •       4: 68
  •       5: 65
  •       6: 65
  •       7: 59
  •       8: 57

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 37%
  •       White: 60%
  •       Other: 3%

District

Teachers
Total: 220
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 14
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,167

By Grade:

  •       K: 194
  •       1: 244
  •       2: 241
  •       3: 209
  •       4: 258
  •       5: 245
  •       6: 286
  •       7: 260
  •       8: 271
  •       9: 267
  •       10: 236
  •       11: 229
  •       12: 211
  •       Other: 16

Community

Simpson County

Total Population: 26,658

  •       Males: 12,893
  •       Females: 13,765

Growth: -3.07%
Number of Households: 10,330
Median Income: $41,988

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,209 8,496 16,705 -4%
Black or African American 4,406 4,967 9,373 -4%
Asian-American 69 80 149 80%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 23 16 39 11%
Native American and Alaska Native 53 49 102 32%
Hispanic American 294 208 502 30%
Two or more races 133 157 290 49%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 32.8%
English Proficiency: 34.6%
Science Proficiency: 62%

Discipline

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

Funding

Simpson Central School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,112.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,112

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,227

Federal

Per-student Spending: $822

Overall Rating

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