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Avg. test scores 64%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 37%

Clarksdale school information

IndexClarksdaleMississippiNational
Average Test Scores18%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1689379,221
Total private schools420624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Clarksdale are 64% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Clarksdale
  • 75.4% of people in Clarksdale have completed 8th grade
  • 73.4% of people in Clarksdale have completed high school
  • 19.2% of people in Clarksdale have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Clarksdale

      IndexClarksdaleMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade75.4%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school73.4%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college51.8%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.7%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors19.2%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.7%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

      Clarksdale, MS School Districts

      • Clarksdale Municipal School District
      • Coahoma County School District

      There are a total of 16 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Clarksdale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Clarksdale, MS schools is 18%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Clarksdale, MS, an average of 75.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lyon, MS32230%40%
      Friars Point, MS1,06125%50%
      Jonestown, MS1,42720%60%
      Duncan, MS38510%80%
      Clarksdale, MS16,99418%64%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Merrifield, VA17,00087%77%
      North Liberty, IA16,98483%69%
      Moraga, CA16,97783%69%
      Country Walk, FL16,97563%28%
      Bryn Mawr-Skyway, WA17,01435%29%
      Clarksdale, MS16,99418%64%
      Source: The Clarksdale, 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.