Wesson school information

IndexWessonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores30%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools189379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Wesson, MS educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Wesson public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 6% higher than than the Mississippi average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wesson public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.6% have completed high school, 22.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Wesson are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Wesson.
  • 78.2% of people in Wesson have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.6% of people in Wesson have completed high school.
  • 22.4% of people in Wesson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wesson

IndexWessonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.8%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.4%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brookhaven, MS12,41821%56%
Hazlehurst, MS3,9276%88%
Wesson, MS2,29530%40%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
De Leon, TX2,29678%58%
Brewster, NY2,29461%25%
Marionville, MO2,29658%18%
Dillingham, AK2,29617%65%
Creston, OH2,29788%79%
Wesson, MS2,29530%40%
Source: The Wesson, 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.