Petal Middle School



Petal Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Petal Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 323
8 318
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Petal Middle School is a public high school of the Petal School District located in Petal, MS. It has 646 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 646
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.36

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Petal Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 338
(52%)
927
(52%)
 Female 308
(48%)
873
(49%)

Petal Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 511
(79%)
1,435
(80%)
 Black 104
(16%)
290
(16%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
43
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Petal Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 313
(48%)
814
(45%)
 Not Eligible 266
(41%)
818
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(10%)
168
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Petal Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Petal Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 958
2006 942
2007 918
2008 619
2009 594
2010 598
2011 617
2012 646

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12.6
2007 12.3
2008 10.4
2009 10.2
2010 10.6
2011 11.2
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67014613778706
2006 0.50743099787686
2007 0.52832244008715
2008 0.50726978998384
2009 0.52693602693603
2010 0.52842809364548
2011 0.57050243111831
2012 0.58823529411765

Compare Petal Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 58.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

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Petal Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 646 10.7:1  
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