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For the 2021 school year, there are 35 public schools in Rankin County, MS, serving 23,571 students. Rankin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Rankin County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Rankin County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Mississippi public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Rankin County, MS are Northshore Elementary School, Highland Bluff Elementary School and Florence Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less 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 Rankin County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Northshore Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    110 Northshore Parkway
    Brandon, MS 39047
    (601) 992-5279

    Grades: K-6 | 656 students
  • Highland Bluff Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5970 Highland Bluff
    Brandon, MS 39047
    (601) 992-5168

    Grades: K-6 | 787 students
  • Florence Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    285 Highway 469 North
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-8164

    Grades: 3-5 | 589 students
  • Brandon Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    408 South College St.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-5998

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,272 student
  • Brandon High School Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3090 Highway 18
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-2261

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,648 student
  • Stonebridge Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    115 Stonebridge Blvd.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 824-3287

    Grades: 2-3 | 808 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    500 Vine Dr.
    Flowood, MS 39232
    (601) 992-0924

    Grades: K-6 | 588 students
  • Brandon Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    125 Overby Street
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-4706

    Grades: 4-5 | 866 students
  • Northwest Rankin Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    One Paw Print Place
    Flowood, MS 39232
    (601) 992-1329

    Grades: 7-8 | 957 students
  • Florence Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    123 Beverly Drive
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-2862

    Grades: 6-8 | 589 students
  • Northside Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3600 Harle Street
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7971

    Grades: 2-3 | 670 students
  • Puckett Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6382 Hwy 18
    Puckett, MS 39151
    (601) 825-6140

    Grades: K-6 | 363 students
  • Flowood Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    102 Winner's Circle
    Flowood, MS 39232
    (601) 992-6277

    Grades: K-6 | 661 students
  • Northwest Rankin High School Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5805 Highway 25
    Flowood, MS 39232
    (601) 992-2242

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,692 student
  • Oakdale Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    171 Oakdale Road
    Brandon, MS 39047
    (601) 992-5442

    Grades: K-6 | 620 students
  • Pearl High School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    500 Pirates Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7931

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,169 student
  • Pearl Upper School Math: 50% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    400 Treasure Cove
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7981

    Grades: 4-5 | 699 students
  • Pisgah Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    125 Pisgah High Road
    Sandhill, MS 39161
    (601) 829-2937

    Grades: K-6 | 443 students
  • Pearl Junior High School Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    200 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7952

    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
  • Richland Upper Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    175 Wilson Drive
    Richland, MS 39218
    (601) 939-2288

    Grades: 3-6 | 602 students
  • Pelahatchie Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    213-b Brooks Street
    Pelahatchie, MS 39145
    (601) 854-8060

    Grades: PK-6 | 498 students
  • Florence High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    232 Highway 469 North
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-2205

    Grades: 9-12 | 742 students
  • Pelahatchie Attendance Center Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    213 Brooks Street
    Pelahatchie, MS 39145
    (601) 854-8135

    Grades: 7-12 | 380 students
  • Pisgah High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    115 Pisgah High Road
    Sandhill, MS 39161
    (601) 829-2825

    Grades: 7-12 | 395 students
  • Puckett Attendance Center Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6382 Highway 18
    Puckett, MS 39151
    (601) 825-5742

    Grades: 7-12 | 327 students
  • Mclaurin Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2693 Star Road
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-2127

    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
  • Richland High School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1202 Highway 49 South
    Richland, MS 39218
    (601) 939-5144

    Grades: 7-12 | 838 students
  • Mclaurin Attendance Center Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    130 Tiger Drive
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-2247

    Grades: 7-12 | 532 students
  • C B Noblin School
    100 Hudspeth Center Drive, Hwy
    Whitfield, MS 39193
    (601) 664-6310

    Grades: Inquire with school | 10 students
  • Lakeside School Magnet School
    3550 Highway 468 West, Buildin
    Whitfield, MS 39193
    (601) 351-8024

    Grades: 2-11 | 20 students
  • Pearl Lower Elementary School
    160 Mary Ann Drive
    Pearl, MS 39208
    (601) 932-7976

    Grades: PK-1 | 776 students
  • Rankin County Learning Center Alternative School
    200 School Rd.
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 824-0334

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Richland Elementary School
    200 Spell Drive
    Richland, MS 39218
    (601) 939-4375

    Grades: PK-2 | 445 students
  • Rouse Elementary School
    151 Boyce-thompson Drive
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601) 825-5437

    Grades: K-1 | 791 students
  • Steen's Creek Elementary School
    300 Highway 469 North
    Florence, MS 39073
    (601) 845-5724

    Grades: K-2 | 549 students
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