Mississippi Public Schools

Mississippi is the #35 largest school system in the United States, serving 492,586 students across 1,074 public schools.
The most diverse school district in Mississippi is Pascagoula School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.
Minority enrollment is 55% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MS) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
1%
Hispanic
3%
Black
49%
White
45%
Hawaiian
n/a
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
1%
MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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