Purvis Lower Elementary



Purvis Lower Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purvis Lower Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 121
1 141
2 133
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Purvis Lower Elementary is a public elementary school located in Purvis, MS in the Lamar County School District. It enrolls 402 students in grades 1st through 12th. Purvis Lower Elementary is the 332nd largest public school in Mississippi and the 31,866th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 402
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.77

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Purvis Lower Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 210
(52%)
3,595
(50%)
 Female 192
(48%)
3,555
(50%)

Purvis Lower Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 347
(86%)
4,738
(66%)
 Black 40
(10%)
1,775
(25%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
292
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
194
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
137
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Purvis Lower Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(49%)
3,403
(48%)
 Not Eligible 158
(39%)
3,191
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(12%)
556
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Purvis Lower Elementary is ranked 419th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purvis Lower Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.7%) is lower than the state average of 77.0%. 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 Lower Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 535
2006 545
2007 320
2008 349
2009 359
2010 343
2011 388
2012 416
2013 430
2014 436
2015 402

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 14.4
2007 13.3
2008 15
2009 14.3
2010 15.2
2011 16.2
2012 15.3
2013 16.3
2014 16.4
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51775700934579
2006 0.53577981651376
2007 0.53125
2008 0.54727793696275
2009 0.6016713091922
2010 0.6268221574344
2011 0.62113402061856
2012 0.56490384615385
2013 0.54651162790698
2014 0.55733944954128
2015 0.60696517412935

Compare Purvis Lower Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Purvis Lower Elementary
Purvis, MS
Public KG - 02 402 14.5:1  
Purvis Middle School
Purvis, MS
Public 06 - 08 403 14.1:1 1 miles
Baxterville School
Lumberton, MS
Public PK - 08 284 11.7:1 2 miles
Lamar Christian School
Purvis, MS
Private PK - 12 320 13:1 3 miles
Purvis Upper Elementary
Purvis, MS
Public 03 - 05 401 15:1 3 miles
Dixie Attendance Center
Hattiesburg, MS
Public KG - 08 525 13.6:1 9 miles
Lumberton Elementary School
Lumberton, MS
Public KG - 08 417 14.2:1 10 miles
Oak Grove Primary
Hattiesburg, MS
Public KG - 01 765 17.2:1 11 miles
Oak Grove Middle School
Hattiesburg, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,385 17.5:1 11 miles
Oak Grove Upper Elementary
Hattiesburg, MS
Public 04 - 05 656 17.2:1 12 miles
Presbyterian Christian School
Hattiesburg, MS
Private PK - 12 945 13:1 12 miles
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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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