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Avg. test scores 71%
High school dipl. 17%
Bachelors degree 55%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Carthage, MS School Districts

      • Leake County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Carthage. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carthage, MS schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Carthage, MS, an average of 72.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sebastopol, MS31738%24%
      Walnut Grove, MS74911%79%
      Carthage, MS4,93815%71%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hockinson, WA4,93653%8%
      Flora, IL4,94019%62%
      Palos Park, IL4,93459%19%
      Eagar, AZ4,94326%48%
      Fairfield, IL4,94423%54%
      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.