Avg. test scores 59%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 54%

Horn Lake school information

IndexHorn LakeMississippiNational
Average Test Scores20%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools589379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Horn Lake are 59% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Horn Lake
  • 79.6% of people in Horn Lake have completed 8th grade
  • 78.4% of people in Horn Lake have completed high school
  • 13.9% of people in Horn Lake have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Horn Lake

      IndexHorn LakeMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade79.6%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school78.4%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college51.6%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.7%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors13.9%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.0%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

      Horn Lake, MS School Districts

      • DeSoto County School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Horn Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Horn Lake, MS schools is 20%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Horn Lake, MS, an average of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hernando, MS15,22757%16%
      Olive Branch, MS35,50854%10%
      Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
      Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
      Walls, MS1,32636%28%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%

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      Paramus, NJ26,79544%11%
      Wooster, OH26,77379%60%
      Norco, CA26,80941%16%
      Bristol, TN26,73458%19%
      East St. Louis, IL26,7315%89%
      Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
      Source: The Horn Lake, 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.