Yazoo City school information

IndexYazoo CityMississippiNational
Average Test Scores13%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools889379,221
Total private schools220624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Yazoo City, MS educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Yazoo City public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 53% lower than than the Mississippi average and 74% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Yazoo City public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.2% have completed high school, 11.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Yazoo City are 74% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Yazoo City.
  • 68.0% of people in Yazoo City have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.2% of people in Yazoo City have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Yazoo City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Yazoo City

IndexYazoo CityMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade68.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school66.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college34.1%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.1%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.3%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yazoo City, MS11,33613%74%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waupun, WI11,33746%7%
Campbellsville, KY11,32943%12%
Robinson, TX11,34475%53%
Fort Morgan, CO11,34628%44%
Helena-West Helena, AR11,32513%73%
Yazoo City, MS11,33613%74%
Source: The Yazoo City, 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.