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Avg. test scores 85%
High school dipl. 23%
Bachelors degree 62%

Charleston school information

IndexCharlestonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Charleston are 69% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Charleston
  • 69.0% of people in Charleston have completed 8th grade
  • 63.6% of people in Charleston have completed high school
  • 11.6% of people in Charleston have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Charleston, MS Schools

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      Education level achieved in Charleston

      IndexCharlestonMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade69.0%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school63.6%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college36.4%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree18.4%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors11.6%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.2%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%0.9%1.3%

      Charleston, MS School Districts

      • East Tallahatchie School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Charleston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Charleston, MS schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Charleston, MS, an average of 69.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 63.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pope, MS21537%26%
      Lambert, MS1,24927%45%
      Charleston, MS1,80715%69%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Weedsport, NY1,80861%23%
      Malta, MT1,80635%28%
      Bourbon, IN1,80874%50%
      Tigerville, SC1,80860%21%
      Belle Rose, LA1,80860%21%
      Charleston, MS1,80715%69%
      Source: The Charleston, 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.