Petal, MS
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Petal Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Petal School Dist School District Details

Petal School Dist School District
115 Highway 42 East
Petal, MS 39465

4,091 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Petal School Dist School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Petal Elementary School
1179 Hwy 42 E
Petal, MS, 39465
03-04
Petal High School
1145 Highway 42 E
Petal, MS, 39465
09-12
Petal Middle School
203 East Central Avenue
Petal, MS, 39465
07-08
Petal Primary School
60 Herrington Road
Petal, MS, 39465
PK-02
Petal Upper Elementary School
400 Hillcrest Loop
Petal, MS, 39465
05-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.3% 45.4%
Black 17.5% 49.9%
Hispanic 3.9% 3.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.8% 74.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.4% 69.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.4%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,688 $18,916,080 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $405 $1,634,175 4.8%
Staff $275 $1,109,625 3.2%
General Administration $249 $1,004,715 2.9%
School Administration $437 $1,763,295 5.1%
Operation $784 $3,163,440 9.2%
Transportation $366 $1,476,810 4.3%
Other $282 $1,137,870 3.3%
Total Support $2,798 $11,289,930 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,003 $4,047,105 11.8%
Total Expenditures $8,490 $34,257,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,519 $2,201,574,097 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $396 $193,042,327 4.5%
Staff $383 $186,420,884 4.3%
General Administration $252 $122,564,262 2.8%
School Administration $486 $236,671,977 5.5%
Operation $888 $432,796,111 10.0%
Transportation $408 $198,885,782 4.6%
Other $200 $97,432,789 2.3%
Total Support $3,013 $1,467,844,758 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,320 $642,861,925 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,852 $4,312,255,414 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%