Picayune Memorial High School



Picayune Memorial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Picayune Memorial 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
9 240
10 259
11 191
12 217
UG 17

Picayune Memorial High School is a public high school of the Picayune School District located in Picayune, MS. It has 924 students in grades 9th through 12th. Picayune Memorial High School is the 53rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 6,341st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 924
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.1

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Picayune Memorial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 478
(52%)
783
(51%)
 Female 446
(48%)
744
(49%)

Picayune Memorial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 629
(68%)
1,020
(67%)
 Black 263
(28%)
438
(29%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
35
(2%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Picayune Memorial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 539
(58%)
937
(61%)
 Not Eligible 315
(34%)
474
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(8%)
116
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Picayune Memorial High School is ranked 46th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Picayune Memorial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.9%) 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.

Picayune Memorial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1058
2006 1096
2007 1129
2008 1087
2009 1063
2010 988
2011 955
2012 924

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.3
2007 20.6
2008 18.5
2009 18
2010 19
2011 20.6
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99716446124764
2006 0.51824817518248
2007 0.5659875996457
2008 0.58049678012879
2009 0.63311382878645
2010 0.65991902834008
2011 0.67120418848168
2012 0.65909090909091

Compare Picayune Memorial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.9%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 924 21.9:1  
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