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Avg. test scores 56%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 29%

Brookhaven school information

IndexBrookhavenMississippiNational
Average Test Scores21%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1289379,221
Total private schools320624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brookhaven are 56% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Brookhaven
  • 80.8% of people in Brookhaven have completed 8th grade
  • 79.5% of people in Brookhaven have completed high school
  • 21.6% of people in Brookhaven have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Brookhaven

      IndexBrookhavenMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade80.8%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school79.5%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college52.6%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.4%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.6%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.2%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%

      Brookhaven, MS School Districts

      • Brookhaven School District
      • Lincoln County School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Brookhaven. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brookhaven, MS schools is 21%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Brookhaven, MS, an average of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wesson, MS2,29530%40%
      Brookhaven, MS12,41821%56%

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      Abbeville, LA12,40867%35%
      Ottawa, KS12,43330%39%
      Brookhaven, MS12,41821%56%
      Source: The Brookhaven, 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.