Top 10 Best Sunflower County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 3,833 students in Sunflower County, MS. Sunflower County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Sunflower County, MS are Lockard Elementary School, Inverness School and A W James Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sunflower County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Sunflower County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Sunflower County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lockard Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
302 College Avenue
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1260
Grades: K-2
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Inverness School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1101 Oak Street
Inverness, MS 38753
(662) 265-5752
Grades: PK-8
| 252 students
Rank: #33.
A W James Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 South Blvd
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8892
Grades: PK-5
| 305 students
Rank: #44.
East Sunflower School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
212 East Claiborne Street
Sunflower, MS 38778
(662) 569-3137
Grades: PK-5
| 171 students
Rank: #55.
Ruleville Central Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
410 L F Packer Drive
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4276
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rank: #66.
Drew Hunter Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Swoope Road
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8940
Grades: 6-8
| 93 students
Rank: #77.
Robert L Merritt Junior High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
705 Kinlock Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1270
Grades: 7-9
| 433 students
Rank: #88.
Ruleville Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 East Oscar St
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4698
Grades: 6-8
| 197 students
Rank: #99.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1250
Grades: 3-6
| 615 students
Rank: #1010.
Ruleville Central High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
360 L F Packer Drive
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 756-4757
Grades: 9-12
| 395 students
Rank: #1111.
Gentry High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 B.b. King
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1240
Grades: 10-12
| 499 students
Indianola Academic Achievement
Alternative School
300 Jefferson Street
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1278
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Indianola Career & Technical Center
Vocational School
801 B.b. King Road
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-6000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
601 Ingram Street
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-5395
Grades: PK-5
| 182 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Sunflower County, MS

Sunflower County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
701 E Chapman
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 887-1852
Grades: 9
| 285 students
701 East Chapman
Indianola, MS 38751
(662) 884-1230
Grades: 9
| n/a students
288 Green Ave
Drew, MS 38737
(662) 745-8586
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
908 Washington
Ruleville, MS 38771
(662) 246-5680
Grades: 6-8
| 89 students

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