Pearl River Central High School



Pearl River Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pearl River Central High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 257
10 235
11 218
12 157
UG 12

Pearl River Central High School is a public high school of the Pearl River County School District located in Carriere, MS. It has 879 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pearl River Central High School is the 61st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 6,765th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 879
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.96

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Pearl River Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 457
(52%)
457
(52%)
 Female 422
(48%)
422
(48%)

Pearl River Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 806
(92%)
806
(92%)
 Black 29
(3%)
29
(3%)
 Two or More 20
(2%)
20
(2%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pearl River Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 426
(48%)
426
(48%)
 Not Eligible 383
(44%)
383
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(8%)
70
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pearl River Central High School is ranked 78th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pearl River Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.4%) is lower than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pearl River Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 866
2006 903
2007 857
2008 897
2009 912
2010 915
2011 919
2012 912
2013 880
2014 857
2015 879

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 16.6
2007 15.6
2008 16.2
2009 15.6
2010 16.1
2011 18.1
2012 16.8
2013 16.3
2014 17.5
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40300230946882
2006 0.4296788482835
2007 0.38739789964994
2008 0.46042363433668
2009 0.53947368421053
2010 0.5551912568306
2011 0.57453754080522
2012 0.57894736842105
2013 0.57954545454545
2014 0.55542590431739
2015 0.56427758816837

Compare Pearl River Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 56.4%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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