Top 10 Best Mississippi Public Schools (2022-23)

Mississippi is the #34 largest school system in the United States, serving 444,731 students across the 1,050 public schools for the 2022-23 school year (there are 231 private schools, serving 50,639 students). 90% of all K-12 students in Mississippi are educated in public schools compared to national average of 90%.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Mississippi is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 41%.
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MS) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
48%
White
43%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Mississippi (2022-23)

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.
Barack H Obama Elementary 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%
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%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-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 (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10
2,875
92%
13
5,668
25%
11
3,252
62%
17
4,852
86%
10
3,028
37%
8
2,866
82%
16
3,798
97%
7
3,728
78%
41
34,067
54%
28
16,498
57%
9
3,843
16%
5
1,395
24%
10
5,514
21%
54
31,394
53%
83
33,361
92%
9
2,641
99%
10
4,430
16%
45
22,007
40%
7
2,181
77%
20
10,912
52%
13
4,536
18%
8
2,892
82%
32
14,147
51%
16
4,284
98%
12
5,479
42%
20
8,704
62%
33
16,195
61%
11
3,577
47%
14
3,876
73%
13
4,725
40%
13
6,381
59%
9
2,721
58%
14
6,416
64%
8
1,580
27%
20
6,042
75%
14
5,790
34%
11
3,569
16%
34
22,430
36%
12
5,395
65%
6
2,453
32%
4
2,334
25%
9
3,003
56%
9
3,794
30%
7
1,776
98%
9
4,984
28%
16
7,236
68%
8
2,927
58%
10
3,548
85%

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