Gulfport High School

100 Perry Street
Gulfport, MS 39507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gulfport High School serves 1,591 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Gulfport High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Gulfport High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Gulfport High School's student population of 1,591 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

Gulfport High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gulfport High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#251 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
51%
48%
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White
42%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.58
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Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGulfport School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gulfport High School is Long Beach Senior High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bayou View Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pass Road Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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