Pascagoula High School

1716 Tucker St,

Pascagoula, MS, 39567-5198

Tel: (228)938-6443
Grades: 9-12

1,078 students

Pascagoula High School serves 1,078 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Pascagoula High School operates within the Pascagoula School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1078 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,078 students
Pascagoula High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Pascagoula High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pascagoula High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more 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 18:1 16:1
Pascagoula High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Pascagoula High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
12%
3%
Pascagoula High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
43%
50%
Pascagoula High School Black (1989-2012)
White
42%
45%
Pascagoula High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pascagoula High School Sch Ethnicity Pascagoula 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.
0.63 0.55
Pascagoula 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.
59%
64%
Pascagoula 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.
6%
8%
Pascagoula High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,919 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 64% over five years.
School District Name Pascagoula School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
5
Number of Students Managed 6,919 2,287
Pascagoula   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
Pascagoula   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $21 MM
Pascagoula   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $82 MM $20 MM
Pascagoula   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,070 $9,999
Pascagoula   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,573 $9,596
Pascagoula   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 Pascagoula Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pascagoula Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pascagoula Pascagoula Opportunity Center
    Alternative School
    1520 Tucker Ave
    Pascagoula , MS , 39567
    (228)938-6222
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Pascagoula Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2602 Market St
    Pascagoula , MS , 39567
    (228)938-6579
    Vocational School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pascagoula Central Elementary School
    1100 Dupont St
    Pascagoula , MS , 39567
    (228)938-6559
    0.4  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Pascagoula Trent Lott Academy
    2234 Pascagoula
    Pascagoula , MS , 39567
    (228)938-6462
    0.5  mi  |  634  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Pascagoula Eastlawn Elementary School
    2611 Ingalls Ave
    Pascagoula , MS , 39567
    (228)938-6431
    0.8  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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