Indianola school information

Average Test Scores9%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,221
Total private schools220624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Indianola, MS educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Indianola public schools have average test scores of 9% which is 67% lower than than the Mississippi average and 81% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Indianola public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.9% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Indianola are 81% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Indianola.
  • 74.4% of people in Indianola have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.9% of people in Indianola have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Indianola have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Indianola

Completed 8th grade74.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school71.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

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

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Inverness, MS97017%65%
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Shaw, MS1,75010%80%
Sunflower, MS1,1865%90%
Indianola, MS10,0479%81%

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Source: The Indianola, 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.