Hancock High School

4.00 5 1 (1 review)
7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Hancock High School serves 1,298 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (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 56% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hancock High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hancock High School's student population of 1,298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hancock High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hancock High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. 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#168 out of 835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
7%
49%
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White
89%
43%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hancock High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.200.57
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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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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