Durant Public School



Durant Public School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Durant Public School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 49
2 49
3 54
4 45
5 43
6 40
7 40
8 34
9 40
10 40
11 25
12 24
UG 13

Durant Public School is a public elementary school located in Durant, MS in the Durant Public School District. It enrolls 531 students in grades 1st through 12th. Durant Public School is the 202nd largest public school in Mississippi and the 19,105th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 531
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.71

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Durant Public School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(54%)
287
(54%)
 Female 244
(46%)
244
(46%)

Durant Public School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 516
(97%)
516
(97%)
 White 15
(3%)
15
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Durant Public School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 528
(99%)
528
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Durant Public School is ranked 99th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Durant Public School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Durant Public School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 582
2007 566
2008 578
2009 530
2010 543
2011 546
2012 574
2013 554
2014 581
2015 531

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.1
2007 17.5
2008 18
2009 16
2010 18.4
2011 16.9
2012 16.3
2013 14.6
2014 16.2
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99518459069021
2006 0.93470790378007
2007 0.99469964664311
2008 0.99480968858131
2009 0.99433962264151
2010 0.99447513812155
2011 0.99450549450549
2012 0.99477351916376
2013 0.99458483754513
2014 0.99483648881239
2015 0.99435028248588

Compare Durant Public School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 99.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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