Top 10 Best Mississippi Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 50 blue ribbon public schools serving 32,848 students in Mississippi.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Mississippi are Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts, Northshore Elementary School and Barack H Obama Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mississippi blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Blue Ribbon Public Schools in Mississippi (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1125 North 5th Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-7446
Grades: PK-6
| 308 students
Rank: #22.
Northshore Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
110 Northshore Parkway
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5279
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #33.
Barack H Obama Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
750 N Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5333
Grades: K-5
| 217 students
Rank: #44.
Lewisburg Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1717 Craft Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 895-8750
Grades: 2-3
| 534 students
Rank: #55.
Bayou View Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4898 Washington Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 865-4625
Grades: K-5
| 684 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Madison Station Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
459 Reunion Parkway
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 856-6246
Grades: K-5
| 1,036 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
New Site High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1020 Hwy. 4 East
New Site, MS 38859
(662) 728-5205
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
Rank: #88.
Florence Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
285 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-8164
Grades: 3-5
| 522 students
Rank: #99.
Diberville Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4540 Brodie Road
Diberville, MS 39540
(228) 392-2803
Grades: K-3
| 729 students
Rank: #1010.
Woolmarket Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12513 John Lee Road
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 392-5640
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #1111.
East Hancock Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 255-6637
Grades: PK-5
| 631 students
Rank: #1212.
Poplarville Jr Sr High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
#1 Hornet Drive
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8424
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #1313.
Caledonia High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Confederate Drive
Caledonia, MS 39740
(662) 356-2001
Grades: 9-12
| 641 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Oak Park Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2230 Government Street
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
(228) 875-5847
Grades: K-3
| 540 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Pineville Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5192 Menge Avenue
Pass Christian, MS 39571
(228) 452-4364
Grades: K-6
| 157 students
Rank: #1616.
Long Beach Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
204 N Cleveland Avenue
Long Beach, MS 39560
(228) 864-3370
Grades: 7-8
| 499 students
Rank: #1717.
Eastside Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
453 Arrow Drive
Clinton, MS 39056
(601) 924-7261
Grades: 4-5
| 815 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Brandon Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
125 Overby Street
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-4706
Grades: 4-5
| 755 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Pass Christian High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
720 W. North Street
Pass Christian, MS 39571
(228) 452-2008
Grades: 9-12
| 655 students
Rank: #2020.
Oak Grove High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5198 Old Highway11
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 264-7232
Grades: 9-12
| 1,764 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
North Bay Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1825 Popps Ferry Road
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 435-6166
Grades: K-4
| 727 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Saucier Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24052 First Street
Saucier, MS 39574
(228) 832-2440
Grades: K-6
| 393 students
Rank: #2323.
Petal High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1145 Highway 42 E
Petal, MS 39465
(601) 583-3538
Grades: 9-12
| 1,233 students
Rank: #2424.
Hayes Cooper Center For Math Sc Tec
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Martin L. King
Merigold, MS 38759
(662) 748-2734
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
Rank: #2525.
West Lincoln School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
948 Jackson Liberty Drive Sw
Brookhaven, MS 39601
(601) 833-4600
Grades: PK-12
| 634 students
Rank: #2626.
Caledonia Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9509 Wolfe Road
Caledonia, MS 39740
(662) 356-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 1,049 students
Rank: #2727.
Center Hill High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13250 Kirk Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 890-2490
Grades: 9-12
| 1,064 students
Rank: #2828.
Popps Ferry Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
364 Nelson Road
Biloxi, MS 39531
(228) 436-5135
Grades: K-4
| 520 students
Rank: #2929.
Biloxi High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1845 Tribe Drive
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 435-6105
Grades: 9-12
| 1,724 students
Rank: #3030.
Center Hill Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13662 Center Hill Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 890-7705
Grades: K-5
| 777 students
Rank: #3131.
Ida B. Wells Apac School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1120 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5387
Grades: 4-5
| 74 students
Rank: #3232.
Lovett Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2002 W. Northside Drive
Clinton, MS 39056
(601) 924-5664
Grades: 6
| 396 students
Rank: #3333.
Center Hill Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8756 Forest Hill Irene
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 892-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 786 students
Rank: #3434.
Della Davidson Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
209 Commonwealth Blvd.
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 236-4870
Grades: 3-4
| 711 students
Rank: #3535.
Pascagoula High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1716 Tucker Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
(228) 938-6443
Grades: 9-12
| 1,144 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Mississippi?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Mississippi include Laurel Magnet School Of The Arts, Northshore Elementary School and Barack H Obama Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Mississippi?
50 blue ribbon public schools are located in Mississippi.
What is the racial composition of students in Mississippi?
Mississippi blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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