Top 5 Best Calhoun County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,180 students in Calhoun County, MS (there are 1 private school, serving 132 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Calhoun County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, MS are Vardaman High School, Calhoun City Elementary School and Bruce High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Calhoun County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Calhoun County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Calhoun County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Vardaman High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
106 W.b. Gregg
Vardaman, MS 38878
(662) 682-7574
Grades: 7-12
| 269 students
Rank: #22.
Calhoun City Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
506 East Seamans, Po Drawer H
Calhoun City, MS 38916
(662) 628-5111
Grades: PK-4
| 266 students
Rank: #33.
Bruce High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
430 East Countiss Street
Bruce, MS 38915
(662) 983-3350
Grades: 5-12
| 479 students
Rank: #44.
Vardaman Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
114 W.b. Gregg Dr.
Vardaman, MS 38878
(662) 682-7799
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #55.
Bruce Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
136 South Mcsweyn
Bruce, MS 38915
(662) 983-3373
Grades: PK-4
| 345 students
Rank: #66.
Calhoun City High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 North Beadle
Calhoun City, MS 38916
(662) 628-5112
Grades: 5-12
| 423 students
Rank: n/an/a
Calhoun Co Career & Tech Center
Vocational School
302 North Madison
Calhoun City, MS 38916
(662) 628-1143
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Calhoun County, MS

Calhoun County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
212 North Mcsweyn
Bruce, MS 38915
(662) 983-3366
Grades: 5-6
| 163 students
207 North Jackson
Calhoun City, MS 38916
(662) 628-1890
Grades: 5-8
| 261 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Calhoun County, MS include Vardaman High School, Calhoun City Elementary School and Bruce High School.
How many public schools are located in Calhoun County, MS?
7 public schools are located in Calhoun County, MS.
What percentage of students in Calhoun County, MS go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Calhoun County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Calhoun County, MS?
Calhoun County, MS public schools minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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