West Point school information

IndexWest PointMississippiNational
Average Test Scoresn/a28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The West Point, MS educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West Point 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 Point public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.7% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Point are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in West Point.
  • 73.7% of people in West Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.7% of people in West Point have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in West Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Point

IndexWest PointMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade73.7%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school71.7%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.1%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hamilton, MS40537%26%
Columbus, MS24,83314%72%
West Point, MS11,042n/a 

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Newport East, RI11,04241%16%
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West Point, MS11,042n/a 
Source: The West Point, 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.