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Avg. test scores 75%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 12%

Fayette school information

IndexFayetteMississippiNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexFayetteMississippiNational
      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%

      Fayette, MS School Districts

      • Jefferson County School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fayette. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fayette, MS schools is 13%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Fayette, MS, an average of 76.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.2% have completed high school.

      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%
      Sutherland, NE1,49081%64%
      Redkey, IN1,49065%31%
      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.