Tunica school information

IndexTunicaMississippiNational
Average Test Scores12%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools489379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Tunica, MS educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tunica public schools have average test scores of 12% which is 56% lower than than the Mississippi average and 75% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tunica public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 26.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tunica are 75% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Tunica.
  • 82.0% of people in Tunica have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Tunica have completed high school.
  • 26.7% of people in Tunica have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tunica

IndexTunicaMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.5%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.7%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crenshaw, MS79120%60%
Helena-West Helena, AR11,32513%73%
Tunica, MS1,24912%75%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Colebrook, NH1,24946%7%
Maineville, OH1,24982%67%
Lambert, MS1,24927%45%
Rawls Springs, MS1,24920%60%
Newcastle, CA1,24958%18%
Tunica, MS1,24912%75%
Source: The Tunica, 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.