Purvis school information

IndexPurvisMississippiNational
Average Test Scores59%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,235
Total private schools120624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Purvis are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Purvis.
  • 75.1% of people in Purvis have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.4% of people in Purvis have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Purvis have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Jefferson/Todd Alternative ProgramP.O. Box 609Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lamar Co Voc Tech Center41 College DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Purvis High SchoolP. O. Box 1089Grades: 09 - 12Students: 536 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Purvis Lower ElementaryP. O. Box 1150Grades: PK - 02Students: 343 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Purvis Middle School220 School StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 403 · Ratio: 14:159
  • Purvis Upper ElementaryPo Box 1150Grades: 03 - 05Students: 34 · Ratio: 15:159

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Education level achieved in Purvis

IndexPurvisMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade75.1%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school74.4%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college53.3%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.8%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.2%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Petal, MS10,67570%2%
Hattiesburg, MS46,62951%25%
Lumberton, MS2,14847%30%
Purvis, MS1,99059%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wesson, MS1,99051%25%
Nokesville, VA1,98985%24%
Collinsville, AL1,99164%5%
Honey Grove, TX1,99183%21%
Trenton, GA1,98876%12%
Purvis, MS1,99059%14%
Source: The Purvis, 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.