Florence school information

Average Test Scores36%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Florence, MS educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Florence public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 28% higher than than the Mississippi average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Florence public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 20.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Florence are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Florence.
  • 86.4% of people in Florence have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Florence have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Florence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Florence

Completed 8th grade86.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college58.7%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.9%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
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Pearl, MS26,34437%26%
Richland, MS7,06930%40%
Florence, MS4,31336%28%

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Florence, MS4,31336%28%
Source: The Florence, 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.