Top 5 Best Copiah County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,711 students in Copiah County, MS (there are 2 private schools, serving 675 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Copiah County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
The top ranked public schools in Copiah County, MS are Wesson Attendance Center, Crystal Springs Elementary School and Crystal Springs High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Copiah County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Copiah County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Copiah County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wesson Attendance Center
(Math: 53% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1048 Grove Street
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-2221
Grades: K-12
| 902 students
Rank: #22.
Crystal Springs Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
213 Newton Street
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
(601) 892-4795
Grades: PK-3
| 421 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Crystal Springs High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Newton Street
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
(601) 892-4791
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Hazlehurst High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 S. Haley Street
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
(601) 894-2489
Grades: 9-12
| 416 students
Rank: #55.
Hazlehurst Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Marvin Minor Drive
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
(601) 894-3463
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
Rank: #66.
Hazlehurst Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Marvin Minor Drive
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
(601) 574-2783
Grades: PK-5
| 677 students
Rank: #77.
Crystal Springs Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2092 South Pat Harrison
Crystal Springs, MS 39059
(601) 892-2722
Grades: 4-8
| 534 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Copiah County, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Copiah County, MS include Wesson Attendance Center, Crystal Springs Elementary School and Crystal Springs High School.
How many public schools are located in Copiah County, MS?
7 public schools are located in Copiah County, MS.
What percentage of students in Copiah County, MS go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Copiah County, MS are educated in public schools (compared to the MS state average of 90%).
What is the racial composition of students in Copiah County, MS?
Copiah County, MS public schools minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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