Public Schools in Mississippi

There are 1255 Public Schools in Mississippi, serving a population of 2,986,220 people in an area of 46,912 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,379 people, and 1 Public School per 37 square miles.

The state of Mississippi is ranked 20th in Public Schools per capita, and 37th in Public Schools per square mile.

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Mississippi Public School Statistics

Find Mississippi Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Mississippi Public School Enrollment
 MississippiUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment33,132 (68.6%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment37,802 (85.7%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)147,515 (89.1%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)143,791 (88.6%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)143,806 (88.4%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Mississippi Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MississippiUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education105,815 (5.4%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)210,530 (10.7%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)596,564 (30.3%)59,265,308 (27.1%)