Avg. test scores 65%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 43%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      De Kalb, MS School Districts

      • Kemper County School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in De Kalb. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for De Kalb, MS schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In De Kalb, MS, an average of 76.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.0% have completed high school.

      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.
      Andalusia, IL1,14834%31%
      North English, IA1,14877%56%
      Amenia, NY1,14850%1%
      Nickerson, KS1,14828%43%
      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.