Top 10 Best Mississippi Public Schools (2021-22)

Mississippi is the #34 largest school system in the United States, serving 480,606 students across the 1,067 public schools for the 2021-22 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Mississippi is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 41%.
The top ranked public schools in Mississippi are Bayou View Elementary School, Davis Magnet School and Madison Station Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MS) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
48%
White
44%
Two or more races
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Mississippi (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Bayou View Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
4898 Washington Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 865-4625
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Davis Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
750 N Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5333
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Madison Station Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
459 Reunion Parkway
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 856-6246
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Mannsdale Upper Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
Grades: 3-5
371 Mannsdale Road
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 879-3433
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Power Apac School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-5
1120 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5387
Rank: #66.
Northshore Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
110 Northshore Parkway
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5279
Rank: #77.
St Martin East Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-3
7508 Rose Farm Road
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-3204
Rank: #88.
Madison Avenue Upper Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: 3-5
1209 Madison Avenue
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 856-6609
Rank: #99.
East Hancock Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 255-6637
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Bailey Middle Apac School
Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1900 N State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5343

Best Mississippi Public Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10
3,314
92%
13
5,873
23%
3
1,024
83%
11
3,460
58%
5
1,148
53%
21
5,732
85%
12
3,864
33%
9
3,070
81%
15
4,317
96%
7
4,230
76%
41
33,991
49%
21
11,074
58%
9
4,149
15%
6
1,957
21%
11
6,396
20%
54
32,706
50%
89
37,824
92%
8
3,197
99%
46
24,070
39%
7
2,295
75%
20
11,885
50%
4
1,042
98%
18
10,517
35%
8
3,231
78%
31
15,481
47%
15
5,067
97%
12
6,201
39%
21
9,468
63%
33
16,740
60%
10
3,721
47%
16
4,390
72%
14
5,354
39%
10
6,123
63%
12
3,997
48%
12
5,701
69%
8
1,712
29%
19
6,784
72%
15
5,923
30%
13
4,181
19%
35
23,571
33%
12
5,721
62%
6
2,722
31%
4
2,571
26%
9
4,229
49%
10
4,021
30%
7
2,054
99%
9
5,143
26%
17
8,077
68%
8
3,256
58%
10
3,932
83%

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