De Kalb school information

IndexDe KalbMississippiNational
Average Test Scores17%28%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a89379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The De Kalb, MS educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. De Kalb public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 39% lower than than the Mississippi average and 65% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of De Kalb public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.0% have completed high school, 17.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in De Kalb are 65% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in De Kalb.
  • 76.4% of people in De Kalb have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.0% of people in De Kalb have completed high school.
  • 17.3% of people in De Kalb have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in De Kalb

IndexDe KalbMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade76.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school73.0%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.3%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scooba, MS97710%80%
De Kalb, MS1,14817%65%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North English, IA1,14877%56%
Nickerson, KS1,14828%43%
Amenia, NY1,14850%1%
Andalusia, IL1,14834%31%
New Berlin, NY1,14832%34%
De Kalb, MS1,14817%65%
Source: The De Kalb, 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.