Philadelphia school information

IndexPhiladelphiaMississippiNational
Average Test Scores56%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Philadelphia are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Philadelphia.
  • 78.7% of people in Philadelphia have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.8% of people in Philadelphia have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Philadelphia have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Philadelphia

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  • Neshoba Central Elementary SchoolP.O. Box 338Grades: PK - 05Students: 1,605 · Ratio: 19:158
  • Neshoba Central High School1125 Golf Course RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 888 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Neshoba Central Middle SchoolP.O. Box 338Grades: 06 - 08Students: 764 · Ratio: 16:167
  • Philadelphia Elementary School406 Stribling StreetGrades: PK - 06Students: 714 · Ratio: 19:143
  • Philadelphia High School248 Byrd AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 325 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Philadelphia Middle School248 Byrd Ave.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 179 · Ratio: 14:157

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Compare Philadelphia, MS Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school75.8%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college51.0%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.0%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.4%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS25266%3%
Bogue Chitto, MS50149%28%
Philadelphia, MS7,44656%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Payette, ID7,44770%3%
Fort Riley, KS7,44488%29%
Canfield, OH7,44393%37%
Orland, CA7,45148%29%
Marengo, IL7,45188%29%
Philadelphia, MS7,44656%17%
Source: The Philadelphia, 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.