Scott County Public Schools

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(11)
High
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(6)
Elementary
(5)
Pre-K
(1)
Private
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There are 11 public schools in Scott County, Mississippi, serving 5,369 students.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Scott County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • MortonBettye Mae Jack Middle School
    128 M.l. King Dr
    MortonMS39117
    (601)732-6977
    456 students | Gr. 5-8
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    513 Cleveland St
    ForestMS39074
    (601)469-3073
    683 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Forest
    Forest High School
    511 Cleveland St
    ForestMS39074
    (601)469-3255
    377 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Forest
    Forest Scott Co Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    521 Cleveland St
    ForestMS39074
    (601)469-2913
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 10-12
  • Forest
    Hawkins Middle School
    803 Oak St
    ForestMS39074
    (601)469-1474
    463 students | Gr. 5-8
  • LakeLake Attendance Center
    24442 Hwy 80
    LakeMS39092
    (601)775-3248
    545 students | Gr. KG-12
  • Lake
    Lake Middle School
    1770 East Scott Rd
    LakeMS39092
    (601)775-3614
    243 students | Gr. 5-8
  • MortonMorton Elementary School
    265 East Second Ave
    MortonMS39117
    (601)732-8529
    683 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Morton
    Morton High School
    238 East Fourth Ave
    MortonMS39117
    (601)732-6210
    404 students | Gr. 9-12
  • ForestScott Central Attendance Center
    2415 Old Jackson Rd
    ForestMS39074
    (601)469-4883
    943 students | Gr. KG-12
  • SebastopolSebastopol Attendance Center
    Hwy 21 North
    SebastopolMS39359
    (601)625-8654
    572 students | Gr. KG-12

County Statistics

About Scott County County Statistics (MS) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 30,084 people 2,930,488 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 15% 18%
Median Household Income $36,136 $32,525
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Scott County, MS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.32, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.55. The most diverse school district in Scott County is Davenport Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.