Marks school information

IndexMarksMississippiNational
Average Test Scores20%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools389379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Marks, MS educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Marks public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 28% lower than than the Mississippi average and 59% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marks public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.0% have completed high school, 21.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marks are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Marks.
  • 70.2% of people in Marks have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.0% of people in Marks have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Marks have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Marks

IndexMarksMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade70.2%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school69.0%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.3%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lambert, MS1,24927%45%
Jonestown, MS1,42720%60%
Marks, MS1,59120%59%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Perry, OH1,59181%64%
Montezuma, IA1,59176%55%
Valley View CDP (Schuylkill County), PA1,59250%1%
Thorp, WI1,59247%5%
Quail Ridge, FL1,59057%16%
Marks, MS1,59120%59%
Source: The Marks, 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.