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Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 29%

Gulfport school information

IndexGulfportMississippiNational
Average Test Scores36%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools2489379,221
Total private schools720624,874
Total post-secondary schools5687,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gulfport are 28% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Gulfport
  • 79.7% of people in Gulfport have completed 8th grade
  • 78.4% of people in Gulfport have completed high school
  • 21.6% of people in Gulfport have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gulfport

      IndexGulfportMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade79.7%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school78.4%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college55.6%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.5%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.6%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.5%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%0.9%1.3%

      Gulfport, MS School Districts

      • Gulfport School District
      • Harrison County School District

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Gulfport. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gulfport, MS schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gulfport, MS, an average of 79.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pass Christian, MS5,30248%2%
      D'Iberville, MS10,82946%6%
      Biloxi, MS45,27144%10%
      DeLisle, MS1,20543%14%
      Long Beach, MS15,45037%24%
      Gulfport, MS71,26536%28%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lafayette, IN71,24967%37%
      Lynwood, CA71,23324%51%
      Turlock, CA71,16631%37%
      Pawtucket, RI71,38920%58%
      Temple, TX71,13865%33%
      Gulfport, MS71,26536%28%
      Source: The Gulfport, 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.