Hancock County Public Schools

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There are 10 public schools in Hancock County County, Mississippi, serving 6,041 students.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Hancock County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Hancock County County County Statistics (MS) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 37,992 people 2,930,488 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 23% 18%
Median Household Income $40,886 $32,525
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Hancock County, MS public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .03, which is lower than the Mississippi average of .55. The most diverse school district in Hancock County is Bay St Louis Waveland School Dist School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or in the USA.