Carthage school information

Average Test Scores42%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20624,875
Total post-secondary schools3687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Carthage are 39% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Carthage.
  • 70.9% of people in Carthage have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Carthage have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Carthage have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Carthage

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  • Edinburg Elementary School673 Mars Hill Rd.Grades: PK - 12Students: 58 · Ratio: 18:162
  • Leake Central Elementary School603 Hwy. 16 WestGrades: PK - 05Students: 825 · Ratio: 18:138
  • Leake Central High School704 N Jordan StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 436 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Leake Central Junior High801 Martin Luther King DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 325 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Leake Co Career & Technical Center703 Northwest StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Thomastown Elementary School7100 Hwy 429Grades: PK - 12Students: 377 · Ratio: 15:126

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Education level achieved in Carthage

Completed 8th grade70.9%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school70.5%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college42.7%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.9%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.5%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Carthage (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS25266%3%
Walnut Grove, MS64527%60%
Carthage, MS4,99542%39%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Franklin, NJ4,99479%15%
Sulphur, OK4,99682%21%
Waynesboro, MS4,99853%22%
Alva, OK4,99082%20%
Clarion, PA5,00080%17%
Carthage, MS4,99542%39%
Source: The Carthage, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.