Port Gibson school information

IndexPort GibsonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores16%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,221
Total private schools220624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Port Gibson, MS educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Gibson public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 43% lower than than the Mississippi average and 68% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Gibson public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.3% have completed high school, 28.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Gibson are 68% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Port Gibson.
  • 77.9% of people in Port Gibson have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.3% of people in Port Gibson have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Port Gibson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Gibson

IndexPort GibsonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade77.9%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school73.3%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college53.4%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.1%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.8%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Joseph, LA96155%11%
Newellton, LA1,27442%15%
Port Gibson, MS1,59716%68%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stanfield, NC1,59750%1%
Cresson, PA1,59785%72%
Corning, IA1,59878%59%
Terra Alta, WV1,59827%46%
Richmond, MN1,59667%36%
Port Gibson, MS1,59716%68%
Source: The Port Gibson, 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.