Lamar County School District

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The Lamar County School District is a public school district based in Purvis, Mississippi (USA).

In addition to Purvis, the district also serves the town of Sumrall, the communities of West Hattiesburg (Oak Grove) and Baxterville as well as most rural areas in Lamar County.

Schools[edit]

  • Oak Grove High School (Grades 9-12) [1]
  • Purvis High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Oak Grove Middle School (Grades 6-8) [2]
  • Purvis Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Sumrall Middle & High School (Grades 6-12)
  • Oak Grove Upper Elementary School (Grades 4-5)
  • Oak Grove Lower Elementary School (Grades 2-3)
  • Purvis Lower Elementary School (Grades K-2)
  • Sumrall Elementary School (Grades K-5) [3]
  • Baxterville School (Grades K-8)
  • Purvis Upper Elementary School (Grades 3-5)
  • Oak Grove Primary School (Grades K-1)

Demographics[edit]

2006-07 school year[edit]

There were a total of 7,697 students enrolled in the Lamar County School District during the 2006-2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 48% female and 52% male. The racial makeup of the district was 18.57% African American, 77.78% White, 2.18% Hispanic, 1.38% Asian, and 0.09% Native American.[1] 28.7% of the district's students were eligible to receive free lunch.[2]

Previous school years[edit]

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2005-06[1] 7,517 48% 52% 1.29% 17.83% 2.06% 0.05% 78.77%
2004-05[1] 7,191 48% 52% 1.11% 16.19% 1.79% 0.04% 80.86%
2003-04[1] 7,021 48% 52% 0.85% 14.49% 1.28% 0.11% 83.26%
2002-03[3] 6,757 48% 52% 0.98% 13.54% 0.90% 0.12% 84.46%

Accountability statistics[edit]

2006-07[4] 2005-06[5] 2004-05[6] 2003-04[7] 2002-03[8]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools 4 7 6 7 5
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 3 3 4 3 5
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 3 0 0 0 0
Level 2 (Under Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Level 1 (Low Performing) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Not Assigned 0 0 0 0 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  2. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-18. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Mississippi Report Card for 2002-2003". Office of Educational Accountability, Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-02. Archived from the original on 2007-08-12. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  4. ^ "2007 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2007-09-13. Archived from the original on 2007-11-27. Retrieved 2007-09-15. 
  5. ^ "2006 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  6. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original on 2006-12-13. Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  7. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  8. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-11. 

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