Brandon school information

IndexBrandonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores44%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,221
Total private schools620624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Brandon, MS educational system consists of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Brandon public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 59% higher than than the Mississippi average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Brandon public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 40.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Brandon are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Brandon.
  • 92.3% of people in Brandon have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Brandon have completed high school.
  • 40.8% of people in Brandon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Brandon

IndexBrandonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college75.9%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.1%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison, MS25,47350%2%
Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
Pearl, MS26,34437%26%
Florence, MS4,31336%28%
Puckett, MS35334%31%
Brandon, MS23,18644%10%

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Brandon, MS23,18644%10%
Source: The Brandon, 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.