Hancock County Public Schools

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There are 10 public schools in Hancock 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

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Bay St LouisBay High School
    750 Blue Meadow Rd
    Bay St LouisMS39520
    (228)467-5297
    545 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bay St. LouisBay Waveland Middle School
    600 Pine St
    Bay St. LouisMS39520
    (228)463-0315
    439 students | Gr. 6-8
  • KilnHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Hancock Elementary School
    4221 Kiln Delisle Rd
    KilnMS39556
    (228)255-6637
    656 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Kiln
    Hancock County Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    7180 Airport Rd
    KilnMS39556
    (228)467-3568
    Vocational School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 9-12
  • Kiln
    Hancock High School
    7084 Stennis Airport Dr
    KilnMS39556
    (228)467-2251
    1326 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Kiln
    Hancock Middle School
    7070 Stennis Airport Dr
    KilnMS39556
    (228)467-1889
    1039 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Kiln
    Hancock North Central Elementary School
    6122 Cuevas Town Rd
    KilnMS39556
    (228)255-7641
    416 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Bay St LouisNorth Bay Elementary School
    602 Pine St
    Bay St LouisMS39520
    (228)467-4052
    470 students | Gr. 3-5
  • Bay St. LouisSouth Hancock Elementary School
    6590 Lakeshore Rd
    Bay St. LouisMS39520
    (228)467-4655
    646 students | Gr. PK-5
  • WavelandWaveland Elementary School
    1101 St Joseph St
    WavelandMS39576
    (228)467-6630
    504 students | Gr. KG-2

County Statistics

About Hancock 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
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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 0.03, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.55. The most diverse school district in Hancock County is Bay St Louis Waveland School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or in the USA.