Petal School District

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Petal School District
Petal logo.png
Type and location
Type Public
Grades K-12
Established 1976
Location Petal, MS
District information
Superintendent Dr. Matthew Dillon
Students and staff
Colors           Red & White
Other information
Website www.petalschools.com

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

Schools[edit]

  • Petal High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Petal Middle School (Grades 7-8)
  • W.L. Smith Elementary School (Grades 5-6)
  • Petal Elementary School (Grades 3-4)
  • Petal Primary School (Grades K-2)

Demographics[edit]

2006-07 school year[edit]

There were a total of 3,872 students enrolled in the Petal 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 12.89% African American, 84.89% White, 1.55% Hispanic, 0.59% Asian, and 0.08% Native American.[2] 35.7% of the district's students were eligible to receive free lunch.[3]

Previous school years[edit]

School Year Enrollment Gender Makeup Racial Makeup
Female Male Asian African
American
Hispanic Native
American
White
2005-06[2] 3,806 49% 51% 0.50% 12.14% 1.21% 0.08% 86.07%
2004-05[2] 3,697 50% 50% 0.43% 11.14% 1.00% 0.16% 87.26%
2003-04[2] 3,701 50% 50% 0.32% 11.46% 0.92% 0.19% 87.11%
2002-03[4] 3,679 49% 51% 0.16% 11.42% 0.71% 0.19% 87.52%

Accountability statistics[edit]

2006-07[5] 2005-06[6] 2004-05[7] 2003-04[8] 2002-03[9]
District Accreditation Status Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited Accredited
School Performance Classifications
Level 5 (Superior Performing) Schools 3 3 3 3 3
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 0 0 0 0 0
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 0 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 1 1 1 1 1

Honors and Notations[edit]

  • As of the 2009-2010 school years, the Petal Athletics Department is now at 6A level
  • State High School Marching Band Gold Medalist - 2007, 2012, 2013
  • State High School Marching Band Silver Medalist - 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,
  • State High School Marching Band Bronze Medalist - 2006
  • WGI World Championships Percussion Scholastic World Semi-finalist - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • WGI World Championships Percussion Scholastic World Finalist - 2011, 2013
  • Marching Band Selected to the 75th Hollywood Christmas Parade in 2006.
  • Marching Band Selected to the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2008.
  • Marching Band Selected to the 56th Presidential Inaugural Parade in 2009.
  • State High School Baseball Champions - 1990, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2010, 2011
  • State High School Slow Pitch Softball Champions - 2006
  • 2005 Sports Illustrated Sports Town
  • Selected by Cisco to participate in the 21st Century Schools Initiative.
  • As of the 2009-2010 school year, Petal Athletics will move into Class 6A.
  • Petal Soundsations, the Petal mixed show choir, is an award winning show choir and one of the top in the state.
  • Petal Schools license plates are available from the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b c d "Mississippi Assessment and Accountability Reporting System". Office of Research and Statistics, Mississippi Department of Education. 
  3. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-19. [dead link]
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "2006 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2006-09-06. Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  7. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  8. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  9. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 

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