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Petal High School

Petal High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
93
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Rural

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Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

83% of students graduate from Petal High School

Test Scores

21 Average score for the ACT Composite

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP for Math was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Reading was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Awards

Petal High School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,155
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 335
10 273
11 261
12 262
Ungraded 24

Petal High School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Petal High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

49% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Petal High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 80%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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