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Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 23%

Southaven school information

IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
Average Test Scores39%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools989379,221
Total private schools320624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Southaven are 20% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Southaven
  • 83.6% of people in Southaven have completed 8th grade
  • 82.5% of people in Southaven have completed high school
  • 23.2% of people in Southaven have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Southaven

      IndexSouthavenMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade83.6%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school82.5%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college61.0%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.8%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.2%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.3%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

      Southaven, MS School Districts

      • DeSoto County School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Southaven. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Southaven, MS schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Southaven, MS, an average of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Germantown, TN39,21372%46%
      Bartlett, TN58,31859%20%
      Hernando, MS15,22757%16%
      Olive Branch, MS35,50854%10%
      Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
      Southaven, MS51,81639%20%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      DeSoto, TX51,85460%23%
      Palm Beach Gardens, FL51,86559%20%
      Battle Creek, MI51,76331%36%
      Commerce City, CO51,73128%43%
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,72752%6%
      Southaven, MS51,81639%20%
      Source: The Southaven, 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.