School Details

Purvis Upper Elementary School

310 Mitchell, Purvis, MS 39475
(601) 794-2959
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 3-5 & ungraded 344 students 14 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

63%
68%
59%
69%
76%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lamar County School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
66%
59%
67%
76%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
93%
95%
89%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lamar County School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
76%
59%
68%
80%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
75%
78%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lamar County School District average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Purvis Upper Elementary School is a public elementary school in Purvis. 344 children attend Purvis Upper Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 59% of the 344 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Purvis Upper Elementary School is 14:1. Purvis Lower Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 23%
White, non-Hispanic 88% 71%
Hispanic 2% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% 1%
Asian 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 51%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This Is A Great school! LOVE GOING TO IT !!love the teachers my friends and all!!

  • (1 year ago)

    Sub standard program lack of leadership poor communication skills of staff " my way or the highway" mentality of staff if my kids could go to another school they would.

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