Durant Public School



Durant Public School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Durant Public School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 49
2 49
3 54
4 45
5 43
6 40
7 40
8 34
9 40
10 40
11 25
12 24
UG 13

Durant Public School is a public high school of the Durant Public School District located in Durant, MS. It has 531 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Durant Public School is the 133rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,293rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 531
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.71

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Durant Public School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(54%)
287
(54%)
 Female 244
(46%)
244
(46%)

Durant Public School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 516
(97%)
516
(97%)
 White 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Durant Public School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 528
(99%)
528
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Durant Public School is ranked 70th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Durant Public School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Durant Public School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 582
2007 566
2008 578
2009 530
2010 543
2011 546
2012 574
2013 554
2014 581
2015 531

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.1
2007 17.5
2008 18
2009 16
2010 18.4
2011 16.9
2012 16.3
2013 14.6
2014 16.2
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99518459069021
2006 0.93470790378007
2007 0.99469964664311
2008 0.99480968858131
2009 0.99433962264151
2010 0.99447513812155
2011 0.99450549450549
2012 0.99477351916376
2013 0.99458483754513
2014 0.99483648881239
2015 0.99435028248588

Compare Durant Public School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 99.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Durant Public School
Durant, MS
Public KG - 12 531 17.3:1  
Central Holmes Christian School
Lexington, MS
Private PK - 12 265 18:1 11 miles
Mcadams Attendance Center
Mcadams, MS
Public 07 - 12 198 14.5:1 11 miles
Holmes County Central High School
Lexington, MS
Public 09 - 12 791 15.9:1 15 miles
Kosciusko Senior High School
Kosciusko, MS
Public 09 - 12 621 17.3:1 17 miles
Velma Jackson High School
Camden, MS
Public 09 - 12 301 9.9:1 21 miles
Leake Central High School
Carthage, MS
Public 09 - 12 559 15.9:1 31 miles
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