Oak Grove High School

Oak Grove High School serves 1,620 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Oak Grove High School operates within the Lamar County School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1620 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,620 students
Oak Grove High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Oak Grove High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Oak Grove High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Oak Grove High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 16:1 16:1
Oak Grove High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Oak Grove High School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
4%
3%
Oak Grove High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
36%
49%
Oak Grove High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
57%
45%
Oak Grove High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Oak Grove High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Grove 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.
0.55 0.31
Oak Grove High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
33%
65%
Oak Grove 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.
8%
7%
Oak Grove High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,569 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,625 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,233 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Lamar County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 9,569 2,273
Lamar County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 64%
Lamar County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $20 MM
Lamar County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $71 MM $20 MM
Lamar County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,625 $9,638
Lamar County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,233 $9,666
Lamar 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 Hattiesburg High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oak Grove Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Grove Primary (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Primary
    Magnet School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-1 | 808 students70 Leaf Ln
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-9764
    1.5KG-1808
  • Hattiesburg Oak Grove Middle School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1335 students2543 Old Hwy24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-4634
    1.66-81335
  • HattiesburgLongleaf Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 723 students5279 West 4th St
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)296-2370
    2.2KG-5723
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Lower Elementary School
    4.3 miles | Grades: 2-3 | 662 students1762 Old Hwy 24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-3862
    4.32-3662
  • HattiesburgThames Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 700 students2900 Jamestown Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)582-6655
    4.4PK-6700

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