Top 10 Best Bolivar County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 4,650 students in Bolivar County, MS (there are 2 private schools, serving 695 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Bolivar County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Bolivar County, MS are Hayes Cooper Center For Math Sc Tec, Bell Elementary School and Cleveland Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bolivar County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Bolivar County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Bolivar County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hayes Cooper Center For Math Sc Tec
Magnet School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 Martin L. King
Merigold, MS 38759
(662) 748-2734
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
Rank: #22.
Bell Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1016 Taylor Street
Boyle, MS 38730
(662) 843-4572
Grades: PK-6
| 343 students
Rank: #33.
Cleveland Central High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 W. Sunflower St
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2460
Grades: 9-12
| 818 students
Rank: #44.
Cleveland Central Middle School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Lucy Seabery Dr
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2338
Grades: 7-8
| 484 students
Rank: #55.
Parks Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Terrace Road
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-3166
Grades: PK-6
| 213 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
I T Montgomery Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
202 Martin L. King Drive
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
(662) 333-8952
Grades: K-6
| 229 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Pearman Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
306 Merritt Drive
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-4484
Grades: 1-6
| 188 students
Rank: #88.
Brooks Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
615 School Street
Duncan, MS 38740
(662) 337-6523
Grades: K-6
| 252 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Northside High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1305 Martin Luther King Drive
Shelby, MS 38774
(662) 398-2378
Grades: 7-12
| 362 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
West Bolivar Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1212 South Main Street, Po Box
Rosedale, MS 38769
(662) 759-3823
Grades: K-6
| 273 students
Rank: #1111.
West Bolivar High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1213 South Main, Po Box 159
Rosedale, MS 38769
(662) 759-3743
Grades: 7-12
| 250 students
Rank: #1212.
D.m. Smith Elementary School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
715 Martin Luther King Dr
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-4355
Grades: 3-6
| 307 students
Rank: #1313.
Mcevans School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Hwy 61 North, Po Box 510
Shaw, MS 38773
(662) 754-6109
Grades: K-12
| 407 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alternative School
Alternative School
601 Third Street
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 846-6478
Grades: 5-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cleveland Voc Tech Complex
Vocational School
601 Third Street
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-8818
Grades: 8-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Joe Barnes Vocational Center
Vocational School
505 Bradford Street, Post Offi
Rosedale, MS 38769
(662) 759-3791
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
600 Cross Street
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-4528
Grades: PK-2
| 245 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bolivar County, MS

Bolivar County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300 W Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2460
Grades: 9-12
| 618 students
725 Martin Luther King Drive
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 846-6152
Grades: 3-5
| 277 students
715 Martin Luther King Drive
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-4355
Grades: 6-8
| 281 students
601 Lucy Seaberry Blvd
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2338
Grades: 9-12
| 377 students
204 Edwards Street
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
(662) 345-3295
Grades: 7-12
| 198 students
400 West Sunflower Drive
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2456
Grades: 6-8
| 405 students
601 Hwy 61 North, Post Office
Shaw, MS 38773
(662) 588-7532
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1827 Hwy 1
Benoit, MS 38725
(662) 742-3257
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
601 Hwy 61 North, Post Office
Shaw, MS 38773
(662) 588-7398
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
701 Lauderdale Street
Shelby, MS 38774
(662) 337-6558
Grades: 5-8
| 140 students
405 North Main Street
Rosedale, MS 38769
(662) 759-3346
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1213 South Main Street, Po Box
Rosedale, MS 38769
(662) 759-3700
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Bolivar County, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Bolivar County, MS include Hayes Cooper Center For Math Sc Tec, Bell Elementary School and Cleveland Central High School.
How many public schools are located in Bolivar County, MS?
17 public schools are located in Bolivar County, MS.
What percentage of students in Bolivar County, MS go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Bolivar County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bolivar County, MS?
Bolivar County, MS public schools minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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