Shannon school information

IndexShannonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores20%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Shannon, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shannon 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 Shannon public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.8% have completed high school, 10.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shannon are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Shannon.
  • 72.9% of people in Shannon have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.8% of people in Shannon have completed high school.
  • 10.7% of people in Shannon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shannon

IndexShannonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade72.9%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school69.8%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college45.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amory, MS7,11050%1%
Mooreville, MS77248%3%
Tupelo, MS38,85645%10%
Mantachie, MS1,43938%23%
Verona, MS3,03230%40%
Shannon, MS1,74420%59%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sharon, WI1,74445%10%
Kenly, NC1,74441%17%
Tenino, WA1,74439%20%
Pineville, KY1,74448%2%
Woodland Park, NE1,74585%72%
Shannon, MS1,74420%59%
Source: The Shannon, 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.