Hancock County School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,552 students in Hancock County School District. Hancock County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Public schools in Hancock County School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).
|School District Name||Hancock County School District|
|School District Website||http://www.hancockschools.net|
|School District Phone Number||(228) 255-0376|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MS)|
|# of Schools||7 Schools||1,067 Schools|
|# of Students||4,552 Students||480,606 Students|
|# of Teachers||273 Teachers||31,208 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||16:1|
Hancock County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 80% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#54 out of 150 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||8 Students||3,552 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||38 Students||5,156 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||99 Students||17,921 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||359 Students||232,056 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||3,879 Students||211,366 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||4 Students||306 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||165 Students||10,249 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||5,730|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||322||36,253|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||330||36,587|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||322||36,610|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||356||38,135|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||347||39,071|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||367||39,005|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||349||35,974|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||337||36,060|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||370||35,800|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||390||35,864|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||310||34,503|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||308||32,346|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||308||31,047|
|# of Ungraded Students:||136||7,621|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $9,606 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,405 is less than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MS)|
|Total Revenue||$44 MM||$22 MM|
|Spending||$38 MM||$21 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$9,606||$10,773|
|Revenue / Student||$8,405||$10,428|
Hancock County School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #33.23350 Highway 43
Picayune, MS 39466
Grades: K-5 | 361 students
- Rank: #44.7070 Stennis Airport Drive
Kiln, MS 39556
Grades: 6-8 | 1,088 student
- Rank: #55.6122 Cuevas Town Road
Kiln, MS 39556
Grades: K-5 | 452 students
- Rank: #77.7180 Airport Road
Kiln, MS 39556
Grades: n/a | n/a student
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