Purvis High School



Purvis High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purvis 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
9 148
10 165
11 133
12 153
UG 2

Purvis High School is a public high school of the Lamar County School District located in Purvis, MS. It has 601 students in grades 9th through 12th. Purvis High School is the 109th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 9,385th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.49

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Purvis High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 322
(54%)
1,430
(50%)
 Female 279
(46%)
1,416
(50%)

Purvis High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 524
(87%)
1,949
(68%)
 Black 62
(10%)
732
(26%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
39
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
84
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
38
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Purvis High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 293
(49%)
1,513
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 251
(42%)
1,110
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(9%)
223
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Purvis High School is ranked 164th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purvis High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.2%) is lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Purvis High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 518
2006 520
2007 541
2008 545
2009 516
2010 536
2011 547
2012 549
2013 552
2014 588
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 14.8
2007 14.9
2008 13.6
2009 13.2
2010 14.7
2011 15.1
2012 13.8
2013 14.2
2014 15.1
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36679536679537
2006 0.41923076923077
2007 0.42698706099815
2008 0.45504587155963
2009 0.46124031007752
2010 0.49626865671642
2011 0.49908592321755
2012 0.45355191256831
2013 0.47282608695652
2014 0.44557823129252
2015 0.51247920133111

Compare Purvis High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 51.2%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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