Oxford school information

IndexOxfordMississippiNational
Average Test Scores41%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools1289379,221
Total private schools220624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Oxford, MS educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Oxford public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 49% higher than than the Mississippi average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oxford public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 51.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oxford are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Oxford.
  • 90.0% of people in Oxford have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Oxford have completed high school.
  • 51.4% of people in Oxford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oxford

IndexOxfordMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college78.1%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.8%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters24.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.7%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Water Valley, MS3,36023%53%
Oxford, MS21,63441%16%

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Lumberton, NC21,64634%31%
Kalispell, MT21,61955%11%
Kiryas Joel, NY21,66565%31%
Saginaw, TX21,68077%57%
Tumwater, WA21,68448%2%
Oxford, MS21,63441%16%
Source: The Oxford, 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.