Itta Bena school information

IndexItta BenaMississippiNational
Average Test Scores12%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Itta Bena, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Itta Bena public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 57% lower than than the Mississippi average and 76% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Itta Bena public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.7% have completed high school, 20.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Itta Bena are 76% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Itta Bena.
  • 71.7% of people in Itta Bena have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.7% of people in Itta Bena have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Itta Bena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Itta Bena

IndexItta BenaMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade71.7%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school67.7%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenwood, MS14,78015%70%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
Sunflower, MS1,1865%90%
Itta Bena, MS1,88612%76%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clarendon, TX1,88684%70%
Grayville, IL1,88627%45%
Brownlee Park, MI1,88750%1%
Mayflower, AR1,88522%55%
Aquebogue, NY1,88527%45%
Itta Bena, MS1,88612%76%
Source: The Itta Bena, 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.