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For the 2021 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 High 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 44% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Hancock County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% 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).

Top Hancock County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    East Hancock Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4221 Kiln Delisle Rd.
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 255-6637

    Grades: K-5 | 714 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Bay High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    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 High School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7084 Stennis Airport Drive
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-2251

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,342 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Bay Waveland Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    600 Pine St.
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 463-0315

    Grades: 6-8 | 439 students
  • Rank: #55.
    West Hancock Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    23350 Highway 43
    Picayune, MS 39466
    (228) 586-6054

    Grades: K-5 | 361 students
  • Rank: #66.
    North Bay Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    602 Pine St.
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 467-4052

    Grades: 3-5 | 439 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Hancock Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7070 Stennis Airport Drive
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-1889

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,088 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Hancock North Central Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6122 Cuevas Town Road
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 255-7641

    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
  • Rank: #99.
    South Hancock Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6590 Lakeshore Road
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 467-4655

    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Hancock County Career Technical Cen Vocational School
    7180 Airport Road
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-3568

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.1101 St Joseph Street
    Waveland, MS 39576
    (228) 467-6630

    Grades: K-2 | 423 students
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