Pearl River Central Junior High School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7391 Hwy 11
Carriere, MS 39426
Phone
(601) 798-5654
District
PEARL RIVER CO SCHOOL DIST
County
PEARL RIVER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
808
Classroom Teachers
47

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

7

(10 is best)

Better than 67.4% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Pearl River Central Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 43 38
Proficiency in Math 46 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 41
Proficiency in Reading 40 34
Proficiency in Math 46 48

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 38
Proficiency in Reading 50 35
Proficiency in Math 55.597015 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.26
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.23
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 284 35.1%
Grade 7 279 34.5%
Grade 8 235 29.1%
Total 808 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.0% 93.3% 45.2%
Black 3.3% 3.6% 49.3%
Hispanic 1.8% 2.2% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.3% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.5% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.0% 77.6% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.7% 72.3% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.3% 5.4% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,485 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 137.6 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.2% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.5% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 18.6% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,622 1,104,412
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.5% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.6% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.6% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 19.6% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.5% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 11.7% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,504 $13,588,568 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $344 $1,037,848 4.0%
Staff $410 $1,236,970 4.8%
General Administration $270 $814,590 3.1%
School Administration $623 $1,879,591 7.2%
Operation $759 $2,289,903 8.8%
Transportation $475 $1,433,075 5.5%
Other $125 $377,125 1.5%
Total Support $3,007 $9,072,119 34.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,117 $3,369,989 12.9%
Total Expenditures $8,627 $26,027,659 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%