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For the 2021 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 A W James Elementary School, Inverness School and Ruleville Central 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 24% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Sunflower County have an average ranking of 2/10, 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).

Top Sunflower County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    A W James Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 South Blvd
    Drew, MS 38737
    (662) 745-8892

    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Inverness School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 Oak Street
    Inverness, MS 38753
    (662) 265-5752

    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Ruleville Central Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    410 L F Packer Drive
    Ruleville, MS 38771
    (662) 756-4276

    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Drew Hunter Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 Swoope Road
    Drew, MS 38737
    (662) 745-8940

    Grades: 6-8 | 93 students
  • Rank: #55.
    East Sunflower School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    212 East Claiborne Street
    Sunflower, MS 38778
    (662) 569-3137

    Grades: PK-5 | 171 students
  • Rank: #66.
    James Rosser Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Ingram Street
    Moorhead, MS 38761
    (662) 246-5395

    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Robert L Merritt Junior High School Math: 24% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    705 Kinlock Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1270

    Grades: 7-9 | 433 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Ruleville Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 10-14%
    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: 19% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    404 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1250

    Grades: 3-6 | 615 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Ruleville Central High School Math: 10-14% | 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: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 B.b. King
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1240

    Grades: 10-12 | 499 students
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Indianola Academic Achievement Alternative School
    300 Jefferson Street
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1278

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.
    Indianola Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    801 B.b. King Road
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-6000

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1412.- 14.302 College Avenue
    Indianola, MS 38751
    (662) 884-1260

    Grades: K-2 | 414 students
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