Hancock High School

7084 Stennis Airport Dr,

Kiln, MS, 39556-8037

Tel: (228)467-2251
Grades: 9-12

1,326 students

Hancock High School serves 1,326 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 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 49% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,326 students
Hancock High School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Hancock High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Hancock High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Hancock High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hancock High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
2%
3%
Hancock High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
5%
50%
Hancock High School Black (1989-2012)
White
90%
45%
Hancock High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hancock High School Sch Ethnicity Hancock High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.63
Hancock High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
46%
64%
Hancock High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Hancock High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,569 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 49% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Hancock County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 4,569 2,063
Hancock County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 49% 62%
Hancock County   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $21 MM
District Spending $38 MM $20 MM
Hancock County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,112 $9,999
Hancock County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,823 $9,596
Hancock County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hancock County Vocational Center (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hancock Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Hancock Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Kiln Hancock Middle School
    7070 Stennis Airport Dr
    Kiln , MS , 39556
    (228)467-1889
    0.1  mi  |  1039  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Kiln Hancock County Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    7180 Airport Rd
    Kiln , MS , 39556
    (228)467-3568
    Vocational School
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Kiln Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award East Hancock Elementary School
    4221 Kiln Delisle Rd
    Kiln , MS , 39556
    (228)255-6637
    3.5  mi  |  656  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Waveland Waveland Elementary School
    1101 St Joseph St
    Waveland , MS , 39576
    (228)467-6630
    6.2  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Bay St. Louis Bay Waveland Middle School
    600 Pine St
    Bay St. Louis , MS , 39520
    (228)463-0315
    6.6  mi  |  439  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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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 0.02, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.63. The most diverse school district in Hancock County is Bar Harbor School Department School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.