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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools in Yazoo County, MS, serving 3,932 students. Yazoo County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Yazoo County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 18% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Yazoo County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Yazoo County, MS are Linwood Elementary School, Bentonia Gibbs School and Yazoo County Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi public school average of 16:1.

Top Yazoo County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Linwood Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3439 Vaughan Road
    Vaughan, MS 39179
    (662) 673-9191

    Grades: K-5 | 182 students
  • Bentonia Gibbs School Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10340 Hwy 433 West
    Bentonia, MS 39040
    (662) 755-2270

    Grades: K-5 | 500 students
  • Yazoo County Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    116 Panther Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-1596

    Grades: 6-8 | 365 students
  • Yazoo County High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    191 Panther Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-1492

    Grades: 9-12 | 467 students
  • Yazoo City High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1825 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-2378

    Grades: 9-12 | 563 students
  • Bettie E Woolfolk Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    209 W. 5th St
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-2904

    Grades: 6-8 | 500 students
  • Mccoy Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1835 School Dr
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-5800

    Grades: 2-5 | 895 students
  • Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    215 East 5th Street
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-0985

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Webster Street Elementary School
    622 E.4th St.
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-4093

    Grades: PK-1 | 460 students
  • Yazoo City Vocational Complex Vocational School
    1825 Martin Luther King Drive
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662) 746-7642

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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