Fayette school information

Average Test Scores13%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Fayette, MS educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fayette public schools have average test scores of 13% which is 55% lower than than the Mississippi average and 75% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fayette public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 26.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fayette are 75% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Fayette.
  • 76.0% of people in Fayette have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Fayette have completed high school.
  • 26.7% of people in Fayette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fayette

Completed 8th grade76.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters23.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Joseph, LA96155%11%
Fayette, MS1,49113%75%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Hancock, TX1,49163%29%
Lake Waccamaw, NC1,49122%55%
Millbrook, NY1,49163%28%
Redkey, IN1,49065%31%
Morrow, OH1,49084%71%
Fayette, MS1,49113%75%
Source: The Fayette, 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.