Moorhead school information

Average Test Scores12%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Moorhead, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Moorhead 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 Moorhead public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.1% have completed high school, 9.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Moorhead are 76% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Moorhead.
  • 70.4% of people in Moorhead have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.1% of people in Moorhead have completed high school.
  • 9.1% of people in Moorhead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Moorhead

Completed 8th grade70.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school68.1%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college48.5%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.3%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Inverness, MS97017%65%
Itta Bena, MS1,88612%76%
Indianola, MS10,0479%81%
Sunflower, MS1,1865%90%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crandon, WI1,85133%32%
Dallas Center, IA1,85187%77%
Lebanon Junction, KY1,85147%5%
Valley, NE1,85282%67%
Kenyon, MN1,85254%9%
Moorhead, MS1,85112%76%
Source: The Moorhead, 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.