Charleston school information

IndexCharlestonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores53%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,235
Total private schools120624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Charleston are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Charleston.
  • 78.5% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.5% of people in Charleston have completed high school.
  • 11.7% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Charleston Elementary School411 E Chestnut St.Grades: PK - 05Students: 587 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Charleston High School411 E. Chestnut St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 415 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Charleston Middle School411 E. Chestnut St.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 303 · Ratio: 11:137
  • E Tallahatchie Voc Center411 E. Chestnut St.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Charleston

IndexCharlestonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.5%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school69.5%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college40.3%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.7%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pope, MS18354%21%
Lambert, MS1,13233%52%
Charleston, MS1,80153%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rockwell, NC1,80176%11%
Colorado City, CO1,80153%22%
Duson, LA1,80167%1%
Shaw, MS1,80129%58%
Monroe, IA1,80086%26%
Charleston, MS1,80153%23%
Source: The Charleston, 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.