Covid-19 Response

Click here to read the full announcement regarding students returning full time April 6th.

If your student has been diagnosed with Covid or is experiencing Covid symptoms please take a few moments and fill out this questionnaire. Completing the survey is extremely important as information is key to helping us act responsibly and in our student's and faculty's best interests.

Health and Wellness Update from District Nurse Robin Allen

In light of the pandemic gripping the world, it can often be easy to forget about preventing the spread of other diseases and parasites such as lice and meningitis. Please view the documents regarding required vaccinations and wellness suggestions here. You can also find printable forms to be taken to your child's physician here.

Additionally, a student medical questionnaire has been added to the Online Documentation Forms below. If your child has any health conditions, please fill out this form.

Online Student Documentation Forms

We are working to provide electronically signable versions of various documents. Please follow the links below to begin filling out these documents, if applicable. The links lead to a third party e-Signing site, Adobe Sign, where you can fill out the required information and create an electronic signature.

Maria James has been named Teacher of the Year by the Mississippi Rural Education Association!
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The Perry County School District would like to announce that Maria James has been selected by the Mississippi Rural Education Association (MSREA) as the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award for the 4th Congressional District. The Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) helps sponsor this award. PREPS is located on the William Carey University campus. She will compete against the other three Congressional award winners for the State award. She is shown receiving a bouquet of flowers from PREPS. They were presented to her by PCSD Superintendent Dr. Scott Dearman and her principal Mr. Shawn Butler.
Maria teaches Kindergarten at South Perry Elementary School. She has taught for 5 years and they have all been in the Perry County School District. She stated, “I know teaching is challenging but I find it very rewarding to know that I can make a difference in the lives of these young children”. Her maternal grandfather practiced medicine in Leakesville. It was his love for the people of Mississippi and the impact he made on their lives that influenced and motivated Maria to make a difference in the lives of the children of Mississippi.
Maria attended the University of Southern Mississippi where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education in 2016. She is happily married to a wonderful Christian man and they have an energetic, loving two-year-old.
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2020-2021 School Year
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Perry Central High School Teachers Recognized


Perry Central High School Recognized for English II

The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS, Inc.) is honored to announce the 2020 Value-Added Award recipients. An awards luncheon and ceremony will be held Monday, March 6, 2020 at Hattiesburg's Lake Terrace Convention Center during the 2020 Mississippi Association of Partners in Education (MAPE) which celebrates achievements and collaborations in schools.  

Perry Central High School was recently recognized by The Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools  (PREPS, Inc,) with the 2019 Value-Added Award for performing significantly higher than other schools with similar demographics. PREPS compares Mississippi schools’ performance on state tests while considering the differences in the socioeconomic status of the students involved in the research. Perry Central English II teachers Gayle Draughn and Glenda Hartfield and Biology 1 teacher Wes McLain, along with Superintendent Dr. Scott Dearman and Principal Dr. Titus M. Hines, accepted these awards presented at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg on February 25, 2019.