Perry Central High School



Perry Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Perry 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 93
10 79
11 78
12 59
UG 6

Perry Central High School is a public high school of the Perry County School District located in New Augusta, MS. It has 315 students in grades 9th through 12th. Perry Central High School is the 202nd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 14,369th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.93

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Perry Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 160
(51%)
160
(51%)
 Male 155
(49%)
155
(49%)

Perry Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 207
(66%)
207
(66%)
 Black 103
(33%)
103
(33%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Perry Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(67%)
210
(67%)
 Not Eligible 77
(24%)
77
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(9%)
28
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Perry Central High School is ranked 202nd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Perry Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) is slightly 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.

Perry Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 364
2006 384
2007 387
2008 386
2009 392
2010 392
2011 370
2012 361
2013 333
2014 347
2015 315

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 15.1
2007 14.7
2008 14.8
2009 15.6
2010 15.1
2011 15.9
2012 15.3
2013 18.2
2014 15.9
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7032967032967
2006 0.77083333333333
2007 0.74935400516796
2008 0.7279792746114
2009 0.76275510204082
2010 0.77295918367347
2011 0.7972972972973
2012 0.78670360110803
2013 0.80780780780781
2014 0.76945244956772
2015 0.75555555555556

Compare Perry Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 75.6%
 

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