Top 10 Best Hancock County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 6,396 students in Hancock County, MS. Hancock County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Hancock County, MS are East Hancock Elementary School, Bay High School and Hancock North Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hancock County, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in Hancock County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Best Hancock County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Hancock Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 255-6637
Grades: K-5
| 714 students
Rank: #22.
Bay High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
750 Blue Meadow Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-6611
Grades: 9-12
| 543 students
Rank: #33.
Hancock North Central Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6122 Cuevas Town Road
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 255-7641
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #44.
Hancock High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
7084 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 467-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 1,342 students
Rank: #55.
Hancock Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7070 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 467-1889
Grades: 6-8
| 1,088 students
Rank: #66.
West Hancock Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
23350 Highway 43
Picayune, MS 39466
(228) 586-6054
Grades: K-5
| 361 students
Rank: #77.
North Bay Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
602 Pine St.
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-4052
Grades: 3-5
| 439 students
Rank: #88.
South Hancock Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6590 Lakeshore Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-4655
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #99.
Bay Waveland Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
600 Pine St.
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 463-0315
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Hancock County Career Technical Cen
Vocational School
7180 Airport Road
Kiln, MS 39556
(228) 467-3568
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1101 St Joseph Street
Waveland, MS 39576
(228) 467-6630
Grades: K-2
| 423 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Hancock County, MS

Hancock County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6098 1st Avenue
Pearlington, MS 39572
(228) 533-7872
Grades: K-5
| 100 students
105 Tiffany St
Waveland, MS 39576
(228) 466-4175
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 North Second St
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-4052
Grades: 3-4
| n/a students

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