East Hancock Elementary School

  • East Hancock Elementary School serves 720 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • East Hancock Elementary School's student population of 720 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Hancock Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Hancock Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#47 out of 840 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Hancock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
5%
49%
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White
85%
43%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Hancock Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.270.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Hancock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHANCOCK CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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I cannot say enough good things about East Hancock. The school is amazing from the office staff to the teachers, they really care about your child in every way (education, socialization, growth and development, behavior/character formation). It is a close knit community feeling at East. I have always felt my child was safe and truly cared for/mentored at this school. Everyone works hard to get the job done. Communication is good, I`ve had former children at schools where there was no communication or when it was initiated you were met aggressively or with a school vs parent mentality. My daughter came having attended K and 1st grade at another local school. She is finishing up her final year at East and we will truly miss this school and both wish we could be here longer. This year at Thanksgiving we asked around the table to name one thing that impacted your life in a meaningful/significant way. My daughter listed changing school as the thing she was thankful for. Thanks for a amazing elementary experience!
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