Hattiesburg High School

301 Hutchinson Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hattiesburg High School serves 1,024 students in grades 9-12.
Hattiesburg High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hattiesburg High School's student population of 1,024 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,024 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

Hattiesburg High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Hattiesburg High School is 0.12, 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
#726 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
94%
48%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.120.58
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHattiesburg Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hattiesburg High School is North Forrest High School (6.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is N R Burger Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodley Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hattiesburg Woodley Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
    0.7 miles
    2006 O Ferrell St
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 583-8112
    0.7 PK-5 404
  • Hattiesburg Hawkins Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 309 students
    0.9 miles
    526 Forrest Street
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 583-4311
    0.9 PK-5 309
  • Hattiesburg Grace Christian Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    1.0 miles
    2207 W 7th Street
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 583-0662
    1 PK-5 419
  • Hattiesburg Mary Bethune Alternative Alternative School

    1.4 miles
    610 Dumas Ave
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 584-6311
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • Hattiesburg Rowan Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
    1.5 miles
    500 Martin Luther King Drive
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 583-0960
    1.5 PK-5 456

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