Picayune school information

IndexPicayuneMississippiNational
Average Test Scores59%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools989379,235
Total private schools420624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Picayune are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Picayune.
  • 78.2% of people in Picayune have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.2% of people in Picayune have completed high school.
  • 18.7% of people in Picayune have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Picayune

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  • Center For Alternative Education900 East Third StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Early Head Start NicholsonP.O. Box 1258Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Early Head Start Rosa StreetP.O. Box 1258Grades: PK - PKStudents: 64 · Ratio: 2:1n/a
  • Picayune Junior High School702 Goodyear Blvd.Grades: 07 - 08Students: 548 · Ratio: 16:162
  • Picayune Memorial High School800 Fifth AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 988 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Pmhs Career & Technology Center600 Goodyear Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Roseland Park Elementary School1610 Gilcrease StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 495 · Ratio: 18:164
  • South Side Elementary School1500 Rosa StreetGrades: 03 - 06Students: 283 · Ratio: 21:147
  • South Side Lower Elementary School400 South Beech StreetGrades: PK - 02Students: 221 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • West Hancock Elementary School23350 Highway 43Grades: PK - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • West Side Elementary School111 Kirkwood StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 469 · Ratio: 21:164

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Education level achieved in Picayune

IndexPicayuneMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school76.2%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college54.6%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.9%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.7%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pearl River, LA2,91273%8%
Kiln, MS1,70970%3%
Lacombe, LA7,72665%4%
Picayune, MS10,83859%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spearfish, SD10,83684%23%
Elwood, NY10,83381%19%
Vidor, TX10,84486%26%
DeRidder, LA10,84673%7%
Barrington, IL10,83096%41%
Picayune, MS10,83859%13%
Source: The Picayune, 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.