Picayune Junior High School



Picayune Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Picayune Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 290
8 269
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Picayune Junior High School is a public high school of the Picayune School District located in Picayune, MS. It has 565 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 565
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.02

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Picayune Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 300
(53%)
755
(51%)
 Female 265
(47%)
720
(49%)

Picayune Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 351
(62%)
936
(63%)
 Black 188
(33%)
473
(32%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
52
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Picayune Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 565
(100%)
1,475
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Picayune Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) 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.

Picayune Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 639
2006 600
2007 610
2008 569
2009 553
2010 548
2011 566
2012 603
2013 564
2014 548
2015 565

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 17.6
2007 15.6
2008 13.8
2009 15.6
2010 15.9
2011 17.7
2012 17.8
2013 17.5
2014 16.9
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99530516431925
2006 0.65333333333333
2007 0.67049180327869
2008 0.66783831282953
2009 0.74683544303797
2010 0.71532846715328
2011 0.73498233215548
2012 0.7363184079602
2013 0.75
2014 0.76277372262774
2015 1

Compare Picayune Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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