Hancock High School

Hancock High School serves 1,256 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Hancock High School operates within the Hancock County School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1256 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,256 students
Hancock High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Hancock High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Hancock High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Hancock High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Hancock High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
3%
Hancock High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
6%
49%
Hancock High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
90%
45%
Hancock High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Hancock High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Hancock High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.19 0.31
Hancock High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
65%
Hancock High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Hancock High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,384 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,352 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hancock County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,544 2,273
Hancock County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 64%
Hancock County   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $42 MM $20 MM
Hancock County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $37 MM $20 MM
Hancock County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,384 $9,638
Hancock County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,352 $9,666
Hancock County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hancock County Career Technical Cen High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hancock Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • KilnHancock Middle School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1085 students7070 Stennis Airport Dr
    KilnMS 39556
    (228)467-1889
    0.16-81085
  • KilnHancock County Career Technical Cen High School
    Vocational School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-127180 Airport Rd
    KilnMS 39556
    (228)467-3568
    0.49-12n/a
  • Kiln East Elementary School
    3.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 668 students4221 Kiln Delisle Rd
    KilnMS 39556
    (228)255-6637
    3.5PK-5668
  • WavelandWaveland Elementary School
    6.2 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 488 students1101 St Joseph St
    WavelandMS 39576
    (228)467-6630
    6.2KG-2488
  • Bay Saint LouisBay Waveland Mid School
    6.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 516 students600 Pine St
    Bay Saint LouisMS 39520
    (228)463-0315
    6.66-8516

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