Wayne County Public Schools

All Schools
(8)
High Schools
(3)
Middle Schools
(2)
Elementary
(5)
Private Schools
(1)
There are 8 public schools in Wayne County, Mississippi, serving 3,617 students.
Minority enrollment is 56% 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.

Wayne County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • WaynesboroBeat Four Elementary School
    5090 Hwy 84
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-2124
    443 students | Gr. KG-8
  • BuckatunnaBuckatunna Elementary School
    11 Mt. Zion Rd
    BuckatunnaMS39322
    (601)648-2501
    441 students | Gr. KG-8
  • WaynesboroClara Elementary School
    40 Clara School Rd
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-2065
    470 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Waynesboro
    Wayne Co Vocational Complex High School
    Vocational School
    800 Collins St
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-5036
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Waynesboro
    Wayne County Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-2851
    Alternative School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 5-12
  • Waynesboro
    Wayne County High School
    1325 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-2851
    1023 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Waynesboro
    Waynesboro Elementary School
    1022 Azalea Dr
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-2205
    709 students | Gr. KG-4
  • Waynesboro
    Waynesboro Middle School
    155 Wayne St
    WaynesboroMS39367
    (601)735-3159
    531 students | Gr. 5-8

County Statistics

About Wayne County County Statistics (MS) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 16,978 people 2,930,488 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 12% 18%
Median Household Income $30,531 $32,525
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Did You Know?
Wayne 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 0.46, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.55. The most diverse school district in Wayne County is Galileo Charter School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or in the USA.