Water Valley school information

IndexWater ValleyMississippiNational
Average Test Scores23%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools289379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Water Valley, MS educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Water Valley public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 16% lower than than the Mississippi average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Water Valley public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.8% have completed high school, 14.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Water Valley are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Water Valley.
  • 73.1% of people in Water Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.8% of people in Water Valley have completed high school.
  • 14.6% of people in Water Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Water Valley

IndexWater ValleyMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade73.1%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college40.5%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oxford, MS21,63441%16%
Coffeeville, MS1,13922%56%
Water Valley, MS3,36023%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincoln Heights, OH3,36060%21%
Auburn, NE3,36187%77%
Minden, NV3,35937%24%
Wareham Center, MA3,35962%25%
Davenport, FL3,35952%5%
Water Valley, MS3,36023%53%
Source: The Water Valley, 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.