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Petal School District
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  • PETAL, MS

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade A
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Petal School District is a top rated, public school district located in PETAL, MS. It has 4,424 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1220
16 responses
Average ACT
25
292 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,424
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,568
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.7%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$8,843 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    8%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$49,340
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$911
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$144,000
National
$281,900

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