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Purvis school information

Index Purvis Mississippi National
Average Test Scores49%40%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools689379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Purvis are 2% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Purvis
  • 78.5% of people in Purvis have completed 8th grade
  • 77.8% of people in Purvis have completed high school
  • 21.2% of people in Purvis have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Purvis

      Index Purvis Mississippi National
      Completed 8th grade78.5%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school77.8%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college54.4%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.2%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.2%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.5%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%0.9%1.3%

      Purvis, MS School Districts

      • Lamar County School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Purvis. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Purvis, MS schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Purvis, MS, an average of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.8% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Petal, MS10,62462%28.5%
      Hattiesburg, MS46,01044%8.9%
      Lumberton, MS1,66438%21.4%
      Purvis, MS2,19849%2.1%

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      Purvis, MS2,19849%2.1%
      Source: The Purvis, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 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.