Guntown school information

IndexGuntownMississippiNational
Average Test Scores47%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools189379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Guntown, MS educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Guntown public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 67% higher than than the Mississippi average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Guntown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.0% have completed high school, 26.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Guntown are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Guntown.
  • 83.9% of people in Guntown have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Guntown have completed high school.
  • 26.4% of people in Guntown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Guntown

IndexGuntownMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade83.9%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.7%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marietta, MS28852%6%
Blue Springs, MS25549%1%
Mooreville, MS77248%3%
Tupelo, MS38,85645%10%
Fulton, MS4,03442%15%
Guntown, MS2,50947%5%

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Doniphan, MO2,50930%39%
Curwensville, PA2,50957%15%
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Excelsior, MN2,51083%69%
Guntown, MS2,50947%5%
Source: The Guntown, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.