Avg. test scores 29%
High school dipl. 14%
Bachelors degree 39%
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West Point school information

IndexWest PointMississippiNational
Average Test Scores34%41%48%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,221
Total private schools120624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Point are 29% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in West Point
  • 73.7% of people in West Point have completed 8th grade
  • 71.7% of people in West Point have completed high school
  • 18.6% of people in West Point have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Point

      IndexWest PointMississippiNational
      Completed 8th grade73.7%78.6%84.3%
      Completed high school71.7%76.7%83.0%
      Completed some college48.1%52.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.3%29.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.6%21.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.3%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%2.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

      There are a total of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in West Point. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Point, MS schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In West Point, MS, an average of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.7% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hamilton, MS40556%15.3%
      Starkville, MS25,01133%32.5%
      Columbus, MS24,83332%32.8%
      West Point, MS11,04234%29.0%

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      West Point, MS11,04234%29.0%
      Source: The West Point, 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.