Carthage school information

IndexCarthageMississippiNational
Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schools3687,963
The Carthage, MS educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Carthage public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 48% lower than than the Mississippi average and 71% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carthage public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.1% have completed high school, 13.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Carthage are 71% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Carthage.
  • 72.3% of people in Carthage have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.1% of people in Carthage have completed high school.
  • 13.7% of people in Carthage have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carthage

IndexCarthageMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade72.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school69.1%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college40.6%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.1%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sebastopol, MS31738%24%
Walnut Grove, MS74911%79%
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Flora, IL4,94019%62%
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Carthage, MS4,93815%71%
Source: The Carthage, 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.