Clinton school information

Average Test Scores42%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools989379,221
Total private schools220624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Clinton, MS educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Clinton public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 53% higher than than the Mississippi average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clinton public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 39.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clinton are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Clinton.
  • 89.1% of people in Clinton have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Clinton have completed high school.
  • 39.8% of people in Clinton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clinton

Completed 8th grade89.1%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college73.3%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.7%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Clinton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madison, MS25,47350%2%
Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
Pearl, MS26,34437%26%
Florence, MS4,31336%28%
Raymond, MS1,89731%37%
Clinton, MS25,41142%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Memphis, AR25,41117%66%
Cabot, AR25,40735%29%
Melrose Park, IL25,42216%67%
South Portland, ME25,39738%23%
Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
Clinton, MS25,41142%14%
Source: The Clinton, 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.