Picayune Memorial High School

800 Fifth Ave, Picayune, MS 39466 | (601) 798-1380
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,063
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4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 800 Fifth Avenue, Picayune, MS 39466
School District Details
  • Picayune School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,253
  • Graduation Rate: 62.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 9.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 3,638

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,063
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 59.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 534 (50.2%)
  • Females: 529 (49.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 93 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 580 (54.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 673 (63.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Picayune Memorial High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.09%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Picayune Memorial High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade28927.2%
10th Grade26324.7%
11th Grade23522.1%
12th Grade25624.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 54%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:36%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,301
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Picayune Memorial High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,18221%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,24279%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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5 reviews for Picayune Memorial High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on February 16, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am very disappointed with the school. It has really come way down since the hurricane. I wish Mr. Hill would come back and be Principal again. He did a much better job. I f your child had a problem he would make sure that the problem was fixed. Mr. Kirkland doesn't impress me at all.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 06, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this sch ool unbelievably wonderfull. the kids are great and the teachers are respectfull. the nijrotc group is great they are always trying to help picayune become a beter place to live and god bless them all!!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 18, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Loved my senior year....can't wait to come back and visit!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 29, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i loved going to picayune memorial high school.

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