Lamar County School District

  • 300 NORTH ST
  • PURVIS, MS 39475
  • (601) 794-1030
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate77.3%63.9%
Dropout Rate4.5%4.6%
Per Pupil Spending$8,278$7,705
Students Per Teacher14.614.7
Number of Schools15-
Number of Students8,215-
Number of (FTE) Teachers564-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment8,21514.6
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students-
Kindergarten Students720
1st Grade Students685
2nd Grade Students707
3rd Grade Students667
4th Grade Students679
5th Grade Students667
6th Grade Students721
7th Grade Students626
8th Grade Students648
9th Grade Students613
10th Grade Students666
11th Grade Students567
12th Grade Students506
Ungraded Students81
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native10
Asian or Pacific Islander121
Hispanic220
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,922
White (Non-Hispanic)6,281
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,411
Female4,195

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers56414.6
Prekindergarten Teachers6-
Kindergarten Teachers32-
Elementary Teachers204-
Secondary Teachers237-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes85-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides143
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors11
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors32
Elementary8
Secondary8
Other16
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians13
Library Support Staff8
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff431
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators9
LEA Administrative Support Staff31
School Administrators29
School Administrative Support Staff61
Student Support Services56
Other Support Services Staff244

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$76,162,000-
Total Local Revenues$29,726,00039.0%
Property Tax$20,428,00026.8%
All Other Taxes$1,0000.00%
Other School Systems$25,0000.03%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$20,0000.03%
School Lunch$1,503,0002.0%
District Activity Receipts$698,0000.9%
Other Sales and Services$113,0000.1%
Rents and Royalties$2,930,0003.8%
Sale of Property$74,0000.10%
Interest Earnings$1,698,0002.2%
Private Contributions$678,0000.9%
Miscellaneous$1,558,0002.0%
Total State Revenues$38,422,00050.4%
General Formula Assistance$36,724,00048.2%
Special Education Programs$39,0000.05%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$375,0000.5%
Vocational Education Programs$471,0000.6%
School Lunch Programs$18,0000.02%
Other Programs$795,0001.0%
Total Federal Revenues$8,014,00010.5%
Through State - Title I$1,216,0001.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,366,0001.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$27,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$12,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$88,0000.1%
Through State - Bilingual Education$29,0000.04%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,668,0002.2%
Through State - Other$2,811,0003.7%
Direct - Other$797,0001.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$65,011,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$38,846,00059.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$22,624,00034.8%
Student Support$4,099,0005.4%
Instructional Staff Support$4,075,0005.4%
General Administration Support$1,446,0001.9%
School Administration Support$3,954,0005.2%
Operation and Maintenance Support$6,340,0008.3%
Student Transportation Support$2,171,0002.9%
Other Support Services$539,0000.7%
Total Other Expenditures$3,541,0005.4%
Food Services$3,477,0004.6%
Other Services$64,0000.08%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 77.3%
Total Diploma Count 443
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 36
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121034.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Lamar County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 15
  • Students: 8,215
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 564
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BAXTERVILLE SCHOOL
5531 Hwy 11
Lumberton, MS
Public | PK-8
293 16.8

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JEFFERSON / TODD ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM SCHOOL
424 Martin Luther King Dr
Purvis, MS
Public | 5-12
- -

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LAMAR COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER SCHOOL
College Dr
Purvis, MS
Public | 9-12
- -

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OAK GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2004
5198 Old Hwy11
Hattiesburg, MS
Public | 9-12
1,381 15.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
OAK GROVE LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1762 Old Hwy 24
Hattiesburg, MS
Public | 2-3
839 16.1

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OAK GROVE LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
70 Leaf Ln
Hattiesburg, MS
Public | KG-1
886 17.8

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OAK GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2008
2543 Old Hwy24
Hattiesburg, MS
Public | 6-8
1,235 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
OAK GROVE UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1760 Old Hwy 24
Hattiesburg, MS
Public | 4-5
818 16.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
PURVIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5976 U.s. Hwy 11
Purvis, MS
Public | KG-2
359 14.3

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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PURVIS HIGH SCHOOL
220 School St
Purvis, MS
Public | 9-12
516 13.2

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
PURVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
220 School St
Purvis, MS
Public | 6-8
359 14.2

4 out of 5
3 Reviews
PURVIS UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
310 Mitchell
Purvis, MS
Public | 3-5
335 14.1

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SUMRALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Hwy. 42
Sumrall, MS
Public | KG-5
756 15.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
SUMRALL MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL
198 Center Ave
Sumrall, MS
Public | 6-12
486 13.3

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SUMRALL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Hwy 42
Sumrall, MS
Public | 6-8
343 15.0

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