Hancock Middle School

7070 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Hancock Middle School serves 1,013 students in grades 6-8.
Hancock Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hancock Middle School's student population of 1,013 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,013 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Hancock Middle 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 Middle 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
#164 out of 805 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.30
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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 Middle School's ranking?
Hancock Middle School is ranked #164 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Hancock Middle School often compared to?
Hancock Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bay Waveland Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Hancock Middle School?
1,013 students attend Hancock Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Hancock Middle 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 Middle School?
Hancock Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hancock Middle School offer ?
Hancock Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hancock Middle School part of?
Hancock Middle School is part of Hancock Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,013 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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