Purvis Upper Elementary



Purvis Upper Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purvis Upper Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 155
4 124
5 122
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Purvis Upper Elementary is a public elementary school located in Purvis, MS in the Lamar County School District. It enrolls 401 students in grades 1st through 12th. Purvis Upper Elementary is the 334th largest public school in Mississippi and the 31,966th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 401
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.73

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Purvis Upper Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 210
(52%)
3,595
(50%)
 Female 191
(48%)
3,555
(50%)

Purvis Upper Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 343
(86%)
4,738
(66%)
 Black 41
(10%)
1,775
(25%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
194
(3%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
292
(4%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
137
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Purvis Upper Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(51%)
3,403
(48%)
 Not Eligible 164
(41%)
3,191
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(8%)
556
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Purvis Upper Elementary is ranked 426th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purvis Upper Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.1%) 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 Upper Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 338
2008 353
2009 335
2010 340
2011 344
2012 346
2013 371
2014 377
2015 401

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 13.4
2008 14
2009 14.1
2010 14.2
2011 15.2
2012 14.7
2013 15.5
2014 14.9
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.4792899408284
2008 0.47308781869688
2009 0.53731343283582
2010 0.56176470588235
2011 0.58720930232558
2012 0.61560693641619
2013 0.61455525606469
2014 0.55968169761273
2015 0.59102244389027

Compare Purvis Upper Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.1%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Purvis Upper Elementary
Purvis, MS
Public 03 - 05 401 15:1  
Purvis Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 403 14.1:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 320 13:1 2 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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