MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Mississippi SCHOOLS
Mississippi schools boast a total statewide student population of 499,200 attending 1,037 schools in 162 public school districts and 188 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Mississippi public schools spend an average of $5,338 per student each year. That ranks Mississippi schools number 46 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Mississippi public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Mississippi private schools average 5:1. Also, high schools in Mississippi average a student body population of 402, while Mississippi middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 449 and 470 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.