Hattiesburg school information

IndexHattiesburgMississippiNational
Average Test Scores28%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools2189379,235
Total private schools620624,875
Total post-secondary schools6687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Hattiesburg are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Hattiesburg.
  • 80.9% of people in Hattiesburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Hattiesburg have completed high school.
  • 32.2% of people in Hattiesburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hattiesburg

IndexHattiesburgMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school79.5%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college60.0%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.2%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters14.3%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arnold Line, MS2,53349%0%
Sumrall, MS1,58049%1%
Petal, MS10,67548%3%
Purvis, MS1,99040%18%
Rawls Springs, MS1,08420%60%
Hattiesburg, MS46,62928%42%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bel Air South, MD46,61464%30%
Ceres, CA46,57031%37%
North Bethesda, MD46,73861%24%
Binghamton, NY46,77137%24%
Collierville, TN46,78078%58%
Hattiesburg, MS46,62928%42%
Source: The Hattiesburg, 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.