Top 10 Best Public High Schools in Mississippi (2024)

The top ranked public high schools in Mississippi are Ocean Springs High School, West Harrison High School and Diberville Senior High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Long Beach, Hernando and Kiln.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Mississippi is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 42%.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Mississippi (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Ocean Springs High School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
6701 Old Spanish Trail
Ocean Springs, MS 39566
(228) 875-0333
Rank: #22.
West Harrison High School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 5%)
Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
10399 County Farm Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 539-8900
Rank: #33.
Diberville Senior High School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 67% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
15625 Lamey Bridge Road
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 392-2678
Rank: #44.
New Site High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1020 Hwy. 4 East
New Site, MS 38859
(662) 728-5205
Rank: #55.
Long Beach Senior High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
300 East Old Passroad
Long Beach, MS 39560
(228) 863-6945
Rank: #66.
Lewisburg High School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1755 Craft Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 890-6708
Rank: #77.
Hernando High School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
805 Dilworth Lane
Hernando, MS 38632
(662) 429-4170
Rank: #88.
West Union Attendance Center
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 10%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-12
1610 St Hwy 30 West
Myrtle, MS 38650
(662) 534-6745
Rank: #99.
Natchez Early College@co-lin
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
319 Seargent Printiss Dr.
Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 445-2865
Rank: #1010.
Poplarville Jr Sr High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
#1 Hornet Drive
Poplarville, MS 39470
(601) 795-8424
Rank: #1111.
Caledonia High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
111 Confederate Drive
Caledonia, MS 39740
(662) 356-2001
Rank: #1212.
Amory High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
1006 Sam Haskell Circle
Amory, MS 38821
(662) 256-5753
Rank: #1313.
East Union Attendance Center
(Math: 74% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-12
1548 St Hwy 9 South
Blue Springs, MS 38828
(662) 534-6920
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Bay High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
750 Blue Meadow Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-6611
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Pass Christian High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
720 W. North Street
Pass Christian, MS 39571
(228) 452-2008
Rank: #1616.
Oak Grove High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
5198 Old Highway11
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 264-7232
Rank: #1717.
Germantown High School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 78% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
409 Calhoun Station Parkway
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 859-6150
Rank: #1818.
Petal High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
1145 Highway 42 E
Petal, MS 39465
(601) 583-3538
Rank: #1919.
East Central High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
21700 Slider Rd.
Hurley, MS 39555
(228) 283-3120
Rank: #2020.
Ingomar Attendance Center
(Math: 73% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 61% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-12
1384 Cr 101
New Albany, MS 38652
(662) 534-5463
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Gulfport High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 73% (Top 10%)
Reading: 59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Perry Street
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 896-1750
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
West Lincoln School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70% (Top 20%)
Reading: 62% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-12
948 Jackson Liberty Drive Sw
Brookhaven, MS 39601
(601) 833-4600
Rank: #2323.
Center Hill High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 57% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
13250 Kirk Road
Olive Branch, MS 38654
(662) 890-2490
Rank: #2424.
St Martin High School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 54% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
11300 Yellow Jacket Blvd.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 283-3420
Rank: #2525.
Lafayette High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
160 Commodore Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
(662) 234-3614
Rank: #2626.
Hancock High School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 53% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 467-2251
Rank: #2727.
Ripley High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
720 S Clayton Street
Ripley, MS 38663
(662) 837-7583
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Union High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
101 Forest Street
Union, MS 39365
(601) 774-8257
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
West Lauderdale High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
9916 West Lauderdale Road
Collinsville, MS 39325
(601) 737-2277
Rank: #3030.
Biloxi High School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 53% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
1845 Tribe Drive
Biloxi, MS 39532
(228) 435-6105
Rank: #3131.
Desoto Central High School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 53% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
2911 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
(662) 536-3612
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Enterprise High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
501 River Road
Enterprise, MS 39330
(601) 659-4435
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
New Albany High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
201 Highway 15 North
New Albany, MS 38652
(662) 534-1805
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Vancleave High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
12424 Hwy 57
Vancleave, MS 39565
(228) 283-3720
Rank: #3535.
Pearl River Central High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 74% (Top 10%)
Reading: 52% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
7407 Highway 11
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 798-1986
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