Ocean Springs High School

Ocean Springs High School serves 1,662 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Ocean Springs High School operates within the Ocean Springs School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1662 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,662 students
Ocean Springs High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Ocean Springs High School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Ocean Springs High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Ocean Springs High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Ocean Springs High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
4%
3%
Ocean Springs High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
13%
50%
Ocean Springs High School Black (1989-2012)
White
78%
45%
Ocean Springs High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ocean Springs High School Sch Ethnicity Ocean Springs 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.
0.38 0.55
Ocean Springs 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.
24%
64%
Ocean Springs 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.
8%
8%
Ocean Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Ocean Springs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 5,497 2,287
Ocean Springs   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 71% 62%
Ocean Springs   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $21 MM
Ocean Springs   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $49 MM $20 MM
Ocean Springs   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,293 $9,999
Ocean Springs   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,950 $9,596
Ocean Springs   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 Keys Vocational Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is N E Taconi Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Park Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ocean Springs Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Oak Park Elementary School
    2230 Government St
    Ocean Springs , MS , 39564
    (228)875-5847
    0.1  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ocean Springs Keys Vocational Center
    Vocational School
    2401 School St
    Ocean Springs , MS , 39564
    (228)872-3411
    Vocational School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ocean Springs N E Taconi Elementary School
    711 Magnolia Ave
    Ocean Springs , MS , 39564
    (228)875-4367
    0.7  mi  |  422  students  |  Gr.  5
  • Ocean Springs Pecan Park Elementary School
    504 Hanley Rd
    Ocean Springs , MS , 39564
    (228)875-2851
    0.8  mi  |  706  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Ocean Springs St Martin High School
    11300 Yellow Jacket Blvd
    Ocean Springs , MS , 39564
    (228)875-8418
    1.5  mi  |  1161  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Ocean Springs, 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 0.42, which is higher than the Mississippi average of 0.26. The most diverse school in Ocean Springs is St Martin Upper Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.