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  • Leflore County Elementary School
  • P.o. Box 564, Itta Bena
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Leflore County High School
  • P.o. Box 564, Itta Bena
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Itta Bena school information

IndexItta BenaMississippiNational
Average Test Scores12%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Itta Bena, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Itta Bena public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 57% lower than than the Mississippi average and 76% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Itta Bena public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.7% have completed high school, 20.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Itta Bena

IndexItta BenaMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade71.7%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school67.7%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college41.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%0.9%1.3%

Itta Bena, MS School Districts

Leflore County School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Itta Bena. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Itta Bena, MS schools is 12%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Itta Bena, MS, an average of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Itta Bena schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Itta Bena, MS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Greenwood, MS14,78015%70%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
Sunflower, MS1,1865%90%
Itta Bena, MS1,88612%76%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grayville, IL1,88627%45%
Clarendon, TX1,88684%70%
Aquebogue, NY1,88527%45%
Mayflower, AR1,88522%55%
Brownlee Park, MI1,88750%1%
Itta Bena, MS1,88612%76%
Source: The Itta Bena, 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.