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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools in Coahoma County, MS, serving 4,317 students. Coahoma County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Coahoma County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Coahoma County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Coahoma County, MS are Sherard Elementary School, Kirkpatrick Health /wellness and Lyon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Top Coahoma County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Sherard Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3105 Bobo-sherard Road
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 624-4629

    Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
  • Kirkpatrick Health /wellness Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Smith Street
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8588

    Grades: PK-4 | 273 students
  • Lyon Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2020 Roberson Road
    Lyon, MS 38645
    (662) 624-8544

    Grades: PK-6 | 335 students
  • Friars Point Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 South Street, P.o. Box 600
    Friars Point, MS 38631
    (662) 383-2477

    Grades: PK-6 | 164 students
  • Jonestown Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    330 Matagorda Road
    Jonestown, MS 38639
    (662) 358-4496

    Grades: PK-6 | 234 students
  • Heidelberg School Math & Science Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Maple Ave.
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8577

    Grades: PK-4 | 286 students
  • Coahoma Early College High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3240 Friars Point Road
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 624-8045

    Grades: 9-12 | 289 students
  • W.a. Higgins Middle School Academy Math: 17% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1749 Chestnut Street
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8550

    Grades: 7-8 | 383 students
  • Booker T Washington Intern. Studies Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    135 Washington Ave.
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8567

    Grades: PK-4 | 270 students
  • Geo H Oliver Visual/perf. Arts Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    871 Ritchie Avenue
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8605

    Grades: PK-4 | 346 students
  • Oakhurst Intermediate Academy Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    120 West Second Street
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8560

    Grades: 5-6 | 392 students
  • Coahoma County Jr/sr High School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1535 Lee Drive
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-7378

    Grades: 7-12 | 479 students
  • Clarksdale High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Wildcat Drive
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8530

    Grades: 10-12 | 502 students
  • Carl Keen Vocational Vocational School
    1050 Walnut Street
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8580

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Jerome W. Stampley 9th Grade Academ Math: 15-19% | Reading: PS%
    301 Washington Avenue
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662) 627-8570

    Grades: 9 | 172 students
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