100 Perry Street
Gulfport, MS 39507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gulfport High School serves 1,765 students in grades 9-12.
Gulfport High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gulfport High School's student population of 1,765 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,765 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Gulfport High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gulfport High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#235 out of 816 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
50%
48%
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White
42%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
87%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,765 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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