Top 10 Best Rankin County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 22,430 students in Rankin County, MS. Rankin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Rankin County, MS are Northshore Elementary School, Brandon Elementary School and Highland Bluff Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rankin County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Rankin County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Rankin County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northshore Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
110 Northshore Parkway
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5279
Grades: K-6
| 627 students
Rank: #22.
Brandon Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
125 Overby Street
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-4706
Grades: 4-5
| 742 students
Rank: #33.
Highland Bluff Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5970 Hwy 25
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5168
Grades: K-6
| 683 students
Rank: #44.
Florence Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
285 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-8164
Grades: 3-5
| 551 students
Rank: #55.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Vine Dr.
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-0924
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: #66.
Stonebridge Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Stonebridge Blvd.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 824-3287
Grades: 2-3
| 687 students
Rank: #77.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 Harle Street
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 932-7971
Grades: 2-3
| 605 students
Rank: #88.
Flowood Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
102 Winner's Circle
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-6277
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: #99.
Oakdale Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
171 Oakdale Road
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-5442
Grades: K-6
| 584 students
Rank: #1010.
Northwest Rankin Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
One Paw Print Place
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-1329
Grades: 7-8
| 1,008 students
Rank: #1111.
Brandon Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
408 South College St.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-5998
Grades: 6-8
| 1,277 students
Rank: #1212.
Florence Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
123 Beverly Drive
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2862
Grades: 6-8
| 612 students
Rank: #1313.
Pearl Upper School
Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Treasure Cove
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 932-7981
Grades: 4-5
| 581 students
Rank: #1414.
Pisgah Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
125 Tori Bowie Lane
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 829-2937
Grades: PK-6
| 477 students
Rank: #1515.
Northwest Rankin High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5805 Highway 25
Flowood, MS 39232
(601) 992-2242
Grades: 9-12
| 1,743 students
Rank: #1616.
Brandon High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3090 Highway 18
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-2261
Grades: 9-12
| 1,642 students
Rank: #1717.
Puckett Attendance Center
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6382 Highway 18
Puckett, MS 39151
(601) 825-5742
Grades: 7-12
| 340 students
Rank: #1818.
Puckett Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6382 Hwy 18
Puckett, MS 39151
(601) 825-6140
Grades: PK-6
| 351 students
Rank: #1919.
Pearl Junior High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Mary Ann Drive
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 932-7952
Grades: 6-8
| 1,058 students
Rank: #2020.
Pelahatchie Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
213-b Brooks Street
Pelahatchie, MS 39145
(601) 854-8060
Grades: PK-6
| 407 students
Rank: #2121.
Richland Upper Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 Wilson Drive
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-2288
Grades: 3-6
| 527 students
Rank: #2222.
Pisgah High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Tori Bowie Lane
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 829-2825
Grades: 7-12
| 398 students
Rank: #2323.
Florence High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
232 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2205
Grades: 9-12
| 738 students
Rank: #2424.
Pearl High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Pirates Cove
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 932-7931
Grades: 9-12
| 1,118 students
Rank: #2525.
Mclaurin Attendance Center
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 Tiger Drive
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2247
Grades: 7-12
| 527 students
Rank: #2626.
Pelahatchie Attendance Center
Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
213 Brooks Street
Pelahatchie, MS 39145
(601) 854-8135
Grades: 7-12
| 366 students
Rank: #2727.
Mclaurin Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2693 Star Road
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-2127
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #2828.
Richland High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1202 Highway 49 South
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-5144
Grades: 7-12
| 798 students
Rank: n/an/a
C B Noblin School
100 Hudspeth Center Drive, Hwy
Whitfield, MS 39193
(601) 664-6310
Grades: Inquire with school
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
160 Mary Ann Drive
Pearl, MS 39208
(601) 932-7976
Grades: PK-1
| 673 students
Rank: n/an/a
Rankin County Learning Center
Alternative School
200 School Rd.
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 824-0334
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Spell Drive
Richland, MS 39218
(601) 939-4375
Grades: PK-2
| 393 students
Rank: n/an/a
151 Boyce-thompson Drive
Brandon, MS 39042
(601) 825-5437
Grades: PK-1
| 722 students
Rank: n/an/a
300 Highway 469 North
Florence, MS 39073
(601) 845-5724
Grades: K-2
| 514 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rankin County, MS

Rankin County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3550 Hwy 468 West, Building 25
Whitfield, MS 39193
(601) 351-8024
Grades: 1-12
| 29 students
450 Vine Drive
Brandon, MS 39047
(601) 992-4115
Grades: 3-4
| 498 students

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