Top 10 Best Mississippi Public Schools (2021)

Mississippi is the #34 largest school system in the United States, serving 480,606 students across the 1,067 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Mississippi is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 39%.
The top ranked public schools in Mississippi are Davis Magnet School, Bayou View Elementary School and Northshore Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Mississippi (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Davis Magnet SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5750 N Congress Street
    JacksonMS 39202
    (601) 960-5333

  • Rank: #22.Math: 82% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 1%)Math: 82% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-54898 Washington Avenue
    GulfportMS 39507
    (228) 865-4625

  • Rank: #33.Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 72% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-6110 Northshore Parkway
    BrandonMS 39047
    (601) 992-5279

  • Rank: #44.Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 1%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 2-3570 Mcingvale Road
    HernandoMS 38632
    (662) 429-9117

  • Rank: #55.
    Lewisburg High School
    Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121755 Craft Road
    Olive BranchMS 38654
    (662) 890-6708

  • Rank: #66.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-5371 Mannsdale Road
    MadisonMS 39110
    (601) 879-3433

  • Rank: #77.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 1%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-57686 Pleasant Hill Road
    Olive BranchMS 38654
    (662) 890-9654

  • Rank: #88.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 1%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-4633 Market Street
    PascagoulaMS 39567
    (228) 938-6428

  • Rank: #99.Math: 73% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 1%)Math: 73% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5459 Reunion Parkway
    MadisonMS 39110
    (601) 856-6246

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.Math: 75% (Top 5%) Reading: 71% (Top 5%)Math: 75% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51825 Indian Drive
    BiloxiMS 39532
    (228) 435-6166

  • View Full List of Top Ranked MS Schools

Top Mississippi Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10 Schools
3,314 Students
92% Minority
13 Schools
5,873 Students
23% Minority
3 Schools
1,024 Students
83% Minority
11 Schools
3,460 Students
58% Minority
5 Schools
1,148 Students
53% Minority
21 Schools
5,732 Students
85% Minority
9 Schools
2,527 Students
48% Minority
2 Schools
942 Students
62% Minority
10 Schools
2,814 Students
62% Minority
5 Schools
1,346 Students
38% Minority
4 Schools
1,473 Students
100% Minority
12 Schools
3,864 Students
33% Minority
9 Schools
3,070 Students
81% Minority
15 Schools
4,317 Students
96% Minority
7 Schools
4,230 Students
76% Minority
10 Schools
2,870 Students
55% Minority
41 Schools
33,991 Students
49% Minority
21 Schools
11,074 Students
58% Minority
5 Schools
1,297 Students
46% Minority
9 Schools
4,149 Students
15% Minority
6 Schools
1,957 Students
21% Minority
5 Schools
4,039 Students
52% Minority
11 Schools
6,396 Students
20% Minority
54 Schools
32,706 Students
50% Minority
89 Schools
37,824 Students
92% Minority
8 Schools
3,197 Students
99% Minority
5 Schools
1,647 Students
99% Minority
8 Schools
3,630 Students
10% Minority
46 Schools
24,070 Students
39% Minority
7 Schools
2,295 Students
75% Minority
6 Schools
1,224 Students
99% Minority
4 Schools
1,366 Students
89% Minority
20 Schools
11,885 Students
50% Minority
4 Schools
1,042 Students
98% Minority
13 Schools
7,202 Students
39% Minority
18 Schools
10,517 Students
35% Minority
22 Schools
10,784 Students
66% Minority
6 Schools
2,148 Students
44% Minority
8 Schools
3,231 Students
78% Minority
31 Schools
15,481 Students
47% Minority
15 Schools
5,067 Students
97% Minority
12 Schools
6,201 Students
39% Minority
21 Schools
9,468 Students
63% Minority
33 Schools
16,740 Students
60% Minority
10 Schools
3,721 Students
47% Minority
16 Schools
4,390 Students
72% Minority
14 Schools
5,354 Students
39% Minority
5 Schools
1,320 Students
67% Minority
10 Schools
6,123 Students
63% Minority
12 Schools
3,997 Students
48% Minority
6 Schools
1,585 Students
99% Minority
9 Schools
5,624 Students
66% Minority
12 Schools
5,701 Students
69% Minority
21 Schools
8,731 Students
24% Minority
8 Schools
1,712 Students
29% Minority
19 Schools
6,784 Students
72% Minority
15 Schools
5,923 Students
30% Minority
13 Schools
4,181 Students
19% Minority
4 Schools
1,049 Students
98% Minority
35 Schools
23,571 Students
33% Minority
12 Schools
5,721 Students
62% Minority
4 Schools
851 Students
98% Minority
9 Schools
3,651 Students
53% Minority
6 Schools
2,722 Students
31% Minority
4 Schools
2,571 Students
26% Minority
14 Schools
3,833 Students
98% Minority
7 Schools
1,908 Students
88% Minority
9 Schools
4,229 Students
49% Minority
10 Schools
4,021 Students
30% Minority
8 Schools
3,000 Students
9% Minority
7 Schools
2,054 Students
99% Minority
9 Schools
5,143 Students
26% Minority
6 Schools
1,864 Students
66% Minority
17 Schools
8,077 Students
68% Minority
24 Schools
8,343 Students
89% Minority
8 Schools
3,256 Students
58% Minority
4 Schools
1,356 Students
29% Minority
5 Schools
1,195 Students
99% Minority
7 Schools
2,869 Students
70% Minority
4 Schools
1,612 Students
60% Minority
10 Schools
3,932 Students
83% Minority
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