Richton school information

Average Test Scores27%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools389379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Richton, MS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Richton public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 2% lower than than the Mississippi average and 44% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Richton public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.2% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Richton are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Richton.
  • 79.0% of people in Richton have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.2% of people in Richton have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in Richton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Richton

Completed 8th grade79.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Augusta, MS79921%58%
Beaumont, MS96412%75%
Richton, MS1,02027%44%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hurley, MS1,02046%7%
Greenback, TN1,02057%16%
Point Marion, PA1,02033%33%
Hancock, NY1,02045%9%
Poca, WV1,01939%21%
Richton, MS1,02027%44%
Source: The Richton, 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.