Oak Grove High School

Grades: 9-12

1,567 students

Oak Grove High School serves 1,567 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 78% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1567 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,567 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 15:1 16:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
4%
3%
Black
34%
50%
White
59%
45%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.54 0.31
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%
64%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,404 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Lamar County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
5
Number of Students Managed 9,404 2,147
Graduation Rate 78% 62%
District Total Revenue $74 MM $21 MM
District Spending $74 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,977 $9,999
District Spending / Student $9,057 $9,596
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Primary
    70 Leaf Ln
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-9764
    1.5 mi | 1061 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • Hattiesburg Oak Grove Middle School
    2543 Old Hwy24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-4634
    1.6 mi | 1283 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Lower Elementary School
    1762 Old Hwy 24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-3862
    4.3 mi | 870 students | Gr. 2-3                      
  • HattiesburgThames Elementary School
    2900 Jamestown Rd
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)582-6655
    4.4 mi | 688 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Upper Elementary School
    1760 Old Hwy 24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-6724
    5 mi | 912 students | Gr. 4-5                      

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