Moss Point school information

IndexMoss PointMississippiNational
Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Moss Point, MS educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Moss Point public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 45% lower than than the Mississippi average and 69% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Moss Point public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.2% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Moss Point are 69% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Moss Point.
  • 84.0% of people in Moss Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Moss Point have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Moss Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Moss Point

IndexMoss PointMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.7%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

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

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Vancleave, MS5,38042%15%
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Gautier, MS18,54134%32%
Pascagoula, MS22,16333%34%
Moss Point, MS13,65215%69%

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Moss Point, MS13,65215%69%
Source: The Moss Point, 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.