Southaven school information

IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
Average Test Scores39%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools989379,221
Total private schools320624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Southaven, MS educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Southaven public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 42% higher than than the Mississippi average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Southaven public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.5% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Southaven are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Southaven.
  • 83.6% of people in Southaven have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.5% of people in Southaven have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Southaven have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Southaven

IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.8%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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

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Southaven, MS51,81639%20%

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Source: The Southaven, 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.