Ocean Springs school information

IndexOcean SpringsMississippiNational
Average Test Scores51%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools989379,221
Total private schools420624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Ocean Springs, MS educational system consists of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ocean Springs public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 83% higher than than the Mississippi average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ocean Springs public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.5% have completed high school, 38.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ocean Springs are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Ocean Springs.
  • 90.4% of people in Ocean Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in Ocean Springs have completed high school.
  • 38.8% of people in Ocean Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ocean Springs

IndexOcean SpringsMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school89.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college71.2%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
D'Iberville, MS10,82946%6%
Biloxi, MS45,27144%10%
Vancleave, MS5,38042%15%
Gulf Hills, MS8,32639%20%
Gautier, MS18,54134%32%
Ocean Springs, MS17,54751%3%

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Palos Hills, IL17,54547%5%
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Ocean Springs, MS17,54751%3%
Source: The Ocean Springs, 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.