Picayune School District

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

The district is located in southwestern Pearl River County and extends into a small portion of Hancock County.

The superintendent is Dean Shaw. The assistant superintendent is Brent Harrell.

Schools[edit]

High School[edit]

Junior High School[edit]

Elementary Schools[edit]

  • Nicholson Elementary School (K-6)
  • Roseland Park Elementary School (K-6)
  • South Side Upper Elementary School (K-3)
  • South Side Lower Elementary School (4-6)
  • West Side Elementary School (K-6)

Other Schools[edit]

  • Early Head Start
  • Center for Alternative Education

Demographics[edit]

2006-07 school year[edit]

There were a total of 3,808 students enrolled in the Picayune School District during the 2006-2007 school year. The gender makeup of the district was 49% female and 51% male. The racial makeup of the district was 30.17% African American, 66.44% White, 2.63% Hispanic, 0.42% Asian, and 0.34% Native American.[1] 54.3% 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] 3,757 49% 51% 0.29% 31.83% 1.84% 0.27% 65.77%
2004-05[1] 3,764 49% 51% 0.32% 31.00% 1.97% 0.37% 66.34%
2003-04[1] 3,814 49% 51% 0.26% 30.57% 1.60% 0.39% 67.17%
2002-03[3] 3,770 49% 51% 0.21% 29.18% 1.33% 0.19% 69.10%

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 0 0 1 2 0
Level 4 (Exemplary) Schools 1 1 2 2 3
Level 3 (Successful) Schools 5 5 3 2 3
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

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. Archived from the original on 2007-03-23. 
  2. ^ "2006-07 State, District, and School Enrollment by Race/Gender with Poverty Data" (XLS). Mississippi Department of Education. 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-05-19. [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 (PDF) 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 (PDF) on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  6. ^ "2005 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2005-09-09. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  7. ^ "2004 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2004-09-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 
  8. ^ "2003 Results" (PDF). Mississippi Statewide Accountability System. Mississippi Department of Education. 2003-11-21. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-05. Retrieved 2007-06-17. 

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