Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 31%

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

Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Florence, MS Schools

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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%

      Florence, MS School Districts

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      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Florence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Florence, MS schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Florence, MS, an average of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
      Brandon, MS23,18644%10%
      Clinton, MS25,41142%14%
      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.