Purvis Middle School



Purvis Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purvis Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 124
7 144
8 132
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Purvis Middle School is a public elementary school located in Purvis, MS in the Lamar County School District. It enrolls 403 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 403
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.52

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Purvis Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(56%)
3,595
(50%)
 Female 179
(44%)
3,555
(50%)

Purvis Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(86%)
4,738
(66%)
 Black 38
(9%)
1,775
(25%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
292
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
194
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
137
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Purvis Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(49%)
3,403
(48%)
 Not Eligible 160
(40%)
3,191
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(11%)
556
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Purvis Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.3%) 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 482
2006 446
2007 330
2008 324
2009 359
2010 403
2011 412
2012 361
2013 372
2014 375
2015 403

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.1
2007 11.4
2008 13.5
2009 14.2
2010 13.9
2011 15.2
2012 12.8
2013 13.5
2014 13.6
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55394190871369
2006 0.50896860986547
2007 0.48787878787879
2008 0.48765432098765
2009 0.52089136490251
2010 0.51116625310174
2011 0.50728155339806
2012 0.5207756232687
2013 0.54838709677419
2014 0.53066666666667
2015 0.6029776674938

Compare Purvis Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.3%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Purvis Middle School
Purvis, MS
Public 06 - 08 403 14.1:1  
Purvis Lower Elementary
Purvis, MS
Public KG - 02 402 14.5:1 1 miles
Purvis Upper Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 401 15:1 2 miles
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Lumberton Elementary School
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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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