Prentiss school information

IndexPrentissMississippiNational
Average Test Scores16%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Prentiss, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Prentiss public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 41% lower than than the Mississippi average and 67% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Prentiss public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.2% have completed high school, 11.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Prentiss are 67% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Prentiss.
  • 78.8% of people in Prentiss have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.2% of people in Prentiss have completed high school.
  • 11.1% of people in Prentiss have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Prentiss

IndexPrentissMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.4%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

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

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Prentiss, MS1,37016%67%

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Source: The Prentiss, 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.