Hancock High School

7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hancock High School serves 1,230 students in grades 9-12.
Hancock 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 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hancock High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Hancock High School's student population of 1,230 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Hancock High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Hancock High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
9%
47%
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White
83%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
86%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
10%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hancock High School's ranking?
Hancock High School is ranked #207 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Hancock High School often compared to?
Hancock High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bay High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Hancock High School?
The graduation rate of Hancock High School is 86%, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Hancock High School?
1,230 students attend Hancock High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Hancock High School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hancock High School?
Hancock High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hancock High School offer ?
Hancock High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Hancock High School part of?
Hancock High School is part of Hancock Co School Dist School District.

School Reviews

4   10/5/2018
Amazing staff and teachers. 10/10 would recommend
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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