Purvis Middle 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
213 School Street
Purvis, MS 39475
Phone
(601) 794-1068
District
LAMAR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
LAMAR COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
423
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.6% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Purvis Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 37 38
Proficiency in Math 52 46

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 42
Proficiency in Reading 42 35
Proficiency in Math 67 49

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 38
Proficiency in Reading 47 35
Proficiency in Math 57.0 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.77
AVG FOR STATE 14.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 152 35.9%
Grade 7 140 33.1%
Grade 8 131 31.0%
Total 423 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.0% 65.3% 45.2%
Black 10.8% 28.2% 48.8%
Hispanic 1.7% 4.3% 4.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.5% 2.1% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.5% 52.7% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.8% 44.2% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.7% 8.5% 5.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 55,281 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 128.3 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.1% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.8% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.6% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 12.8% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,939 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.7% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.2% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.5% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.7% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.3% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 11.4% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,032 $49,781,576 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $540 $5,342,220 6.0%
Staff $434 $4,293,562 4.8%
General Administration $144 $1,424,592 1.6%
School Administration $521 $5,154,253 5.8%
Operation $765 $7,568,145 8.5%
Transportation $331 $3,274,583 3.7%
Other $85 $840,905 0.9%
Total Support $2,820 $27,898,260 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,180 $11,673,740 13.1%
Total Expenditures $9,032 $89,353,576 100.0%
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%