West Hattiesburg school information

IndexWest HattiesburgMississippiNational
Average Test Scoresn/a28%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a89379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The West Hattiesburg, MS educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Hattiesburg public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Mississippi average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Hattiesburg public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.1% have completed high school, 38.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Hattiesburg are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in West Hattiesburg.
  • 90.3% of people in West Hattiesburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.1% of people in West Hattiesburg have completed high school.
  • 38.8% of people in West Hattiesburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Hattiesburg

IndexWest HattiesburgMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arnold Line, MS2,34949%0%
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Purvis, MS2,44740%18%
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West Hattiesburg, MS5,764n/a 

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West Hattiesburg, MS5,764n/a 
Source: The West Hattiesburg, 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.