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39%
  • Clarksdale High School
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 10 - 12 · Students: 551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Sherard Elementary School
  • 3105 Bobo-sherard Road, Clarksdale
  • COAHOMA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 270
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • Geo H Oliver Visual/perf. Arts
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 255
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
20%
  • Booker T Washington Intern. Studies
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 273
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • Coahoma Agricultural High School
  • 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale
  • COAHOMA CO AHS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
17%
  • Kirkpatrick Health /wellness
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
12%
  • Heidelberg School Math & Science
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 285
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
11%
  • Coahoma County Jr/sr High School
  • 1535 Lee Drive, Clarksdale
  • COAHOMA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 538
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
10%
  • W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 434
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
9%
  • Oakhurst Intermediate Academy
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
8%
  • Myrtle Hall Iv Lang. Immersion
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 244
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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  • Jerome W. Stampley 9th Grade Academyem
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 9 - 9 · Students: 241
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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  • Carl Keen Voc
  • Po Box 1088, Clarksdale
  • CLARKSDALE MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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
The Clarksdale, MS educational system consists of 16 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Clarksdale public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 36% lower than than the Mississippi average and 64% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clarksdale public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.4% have completed high school, 19.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Clarksdale schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Clarksdale, MS schools.

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.
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