Long Beach school information

IndexLong BeachMississippiNational
Average Test Scores37%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,221
Total private schools320624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Long Beach, MS educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Long Beach public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 34% higher than than the Mississippi average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Long Beach public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.9% have completed high school, 22.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Long Beach are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Long Beach.
  • 84.2% of people in Long Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.9% of people in Long Beach have completed high school.
  • 22.7% of people in Long Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Long Beach

IndexLong BeachMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.9%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college63.9%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Long Beach (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pass Christian, MS5,30248%2%
DeLisle, MS1,20543%14%
Gulfport, MS71,26536%28%
Bay St. Louis, MS11,44834%32%
Long Beach, MS15,45037%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Franklin Park, NJ15,45458%17%
Roanoke Rapids, NC15,45433%33%
Jamestown, ND15,44150%2%
Lamont, CA15,43918%63%
Eden, NC15,43437%24%
Long Beach, MS15,45037%24%
Source: The Long Beach, 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.