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  • J E Johnson Elementary
  • P O Box 1408, Prentiss
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Prentiss Senior High School
  • P O Box 1168, Prentiss
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Prentiss school information

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.

Education level achieved in Prentiss

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%

Prentiss, MS School Districts

Jefferson Davis County School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Prentiss. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Prentiss, MS schools is 16%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Prentiss, MS, an average of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Prentiss schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Prentiss, MS schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Monticello, MS1,36530%39%
Bassfield, MS31623%53%
New Hebron, MS56623%54%
Mount Olive, MS1,0039%82%
Prentiss, MS1,37016%67%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasant Valley, NY1,37020%59%
Marmet, WV1,37040%20%
Melville, RI1,37057%16%
Kalida, OH1,37090%83%
Berrien Springs, MI1,37047%5%
Prentiss, MS1,37016%67%
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.