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: 2018 (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
824
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.1% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(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 42 38
Proficiency in Math 47 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 42 35
Proficiency in Math 47 49

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 38
Proficiency in Reading 52 35
Proficiency in Math 57.0 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.99
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.05
AVG FOR STATE 14.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 284 34.5%
Grade 7 241 29.2%
Grade 8 290 35.2%
Total 824 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.5% 93.8% 45.2%
Black 3.3% 3.4% 48.8%
Hispanic 2.3% 2.0% 4.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.2% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.5% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.3% 78.8% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.2% 72.3% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 6.5% 5.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,842 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 140.2 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.4% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.3% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 18.7% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,703 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.0% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.9% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.1% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.6% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.9% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.2% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 12.6% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,155 $13,462,200 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $333 $1,078,920 4.3%
Staff $455 $1,474,200 5.9%
General Administration $245 $793,800 3.2%
School Administration $571 $1,850,040 7.4%
Operation $739 $2,394,360 9.6%
Transportation $472 $1,529,280 6.2%
Other $106 $343,440 1.4%
Total Support $2,920 $9,460,800 38.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $590 $1,911,600 7.7%
Total Expenditures $7,665 $24,834,600 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,010 $2,373,092,750 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $220,142,509 4.8%
Staff $407 $193,002,364 4.2%
General Administration $289 $137,053,748 3.0%
School Administration $537 $254,371,995 5.5%
Operation $899 $425,950,672 9.2%
Transportation $422 $200,109,995 4.3%
Other $236 $112,009,396 2.4%
Total Support $3,257 $1,542,693,018 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,510 $715,368,585 15.4%
Total Expenditures $9,776 $4,631,141,847 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%