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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.
The top ranked public schools in Hancock County School District are East Hancock Elementary School, Hancock High School and West Hancock Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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).

Overview

School District NameHancock County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hancockschools.net
School District Phone Number(228) 255-0376
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools7 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students4,552 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers273 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 150 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hancock County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hancock County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hancock County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hancock County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.270.58
# of American Indian Students8 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students38 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students99 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
4%
# of Black Students359 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
8%
48%
# of White Students3,879 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
85%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students165 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:32236,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:33036,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:32236,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:35638,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:34739,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:36739,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:34935,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:33736,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:37035,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:39035,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:31034,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:30832,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:30831,047
# of Ungraded Students:1367,621

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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$44 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hancock County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Hancock County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,606$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hancock County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,405$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hancock County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Hancock County School District 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.
    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: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    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: #77.
    Hancock County Career Technical Cen Vocational School
    7180 Airport Road
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-3568

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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