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Avg. test scores 41%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 43%

Houston school information

IndexHoustonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores29%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
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 Houston are 41% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Houston
  • 68.9% of people in Houston have completed 8th grade
  • 64.6% of people in Houston have completed high school
  • 17.2% of people in Houston have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Houston, MS Schools

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      Education level achieved in Houston

      IndexHoustonMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade68.9%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school64.6%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college39.7%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.1%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.2%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.9%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

      Houston, MS School Districts

      • Houston School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Houston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Houston, MS schools is 29%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Houston, MS, an average of 68.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      New Houlka, MS80331%37%
      Vardaman, MS1,32529%42%
      Okolona, MS2,64924%52%
      Houston, MS3,54729%41%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Blackshear, GA3,54647%5%
      Woodstown, NJ3,54834%30%
      Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
      West End-Cobb Town, AL3,55025%50%
      Verona, VA3,55162%26%
      Houston, MS3,54729%41%
      Source: The Houston, 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.