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Local Education

Tishomingo County has a unified school district consisting of two high schools, one middle school, three elementary schools, and one vocational-technical school. All schools are rated high performing. Tishomingo County schools rate in the top 5% of all schools in the state. The average ACT score of 22.8 exceeds the national average. 100% of students grades 7 thru 9 and 81% of students grades 10 thru 12 are in technology preparation programs. The graduation rate is 92.47% and adult education classes are available. The community sponsors a Families First Center that provides after school tutoring and education on family issues to students and parents. The Boys & Girls Club also offers after school tutoring and educational programs and activities.  For ore information please visit the Tishomingo County School District.

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Student/Teacher Ratio

Enrollment

Belmont Elementary, Middle and High School 17 to 1 940
Tishomingo County High 17 to 1 600
Iuka Middle 14 to 1 340
Burnsville Elementary 14 to 1 540
Iuka Elementary 14 to 1 460
Tishomingo Elementary 15 to 1 350
Tishomingo Vo-Tech 28 to 1 300












Higher Education

Job training for the community is offered by Northeast Mississippi Community College which is located 30 minutes driving time in Booneville. With over 3,000 students, NEMCC is the largest provider of job training to manufacturers in the state. Colleges attended by local citizens include the following (enrollment):

The state universities cooperate via the Mississippi Technology Extension Partnership, the industrial assessment centers, and the Mississippi Technology Institute to transfer cutting-edge technology to business and industry.  Mississippi also offers specialized Centers for Advanced Manufacturing Technology and the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems. Mississippi universities posses one-fourth of all the supercomputers in the USA and the state ranks third nationally in computing capabilities.

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Enrollment

School

Enrollment

Northeast MS Community College 3,300 Itawamba Community College 4,600
Northwest Shoals Comm. College 4,400 University of North Alabama 7,000
University of Mississippi 15,000 Jackson State Community College 4,000
Mississippi State University 16,000 University of AL at Huntsville 6,600
University of Memphis 20,000 Blue Mountain College 400
Rust College 1,000