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Overview

School District NameHarrison County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.harrison.k12.ms.us
School District Phone Number(228) 539-6500
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools22 Schools1,068 Schools
# of Students14,904 Students480,718 Students
# of Teachers887 Teachers31,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

  • Harrison County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 87% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#23 out of 150 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Harrison County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harrison 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)
54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harrison 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
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harrison County   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.590.58
# of American Indian Students43 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students387 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# of Hispanic Students681 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
4%
# of Black Students5,112 Students232,162 Students
% Black Students
34%
48%
# of White Students8,050 Students211,371 Students
% White Students
54%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students42 Students306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students589 Students10,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,14836,264
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,22036,605
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,19036,620
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,25538,169
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,34539,092
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,29439,023
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,11635,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,09336,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,11035,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,17635,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,06734,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:97232,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:82431,047
# of Ungraded Students:947,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,526 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 $8,449 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$142 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harrison 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$126 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Harrison 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$9,526$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harrison 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$8,449$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harrison 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.

Harrison County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • North Woolmarket Elementary And Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 66%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16237 Old Woolmarket Road
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    (228) 396-3674

    Grades: K-8 | 931 students
  • Pineville Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5192 Menge Avenue
    Pass Christian, MS 39571
    (228) 452-4364

    Grades: K-6 | 145 students
  • West Wortham Elementary And Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 59%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    20199 West Wortham Road
    Saucier, MS 39574
    (228) 831-1276

    Grades: K-8 | 1,234 student
  • Saucier Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    24052 First Street
    Saucier, MS 39574
    (228) 832-2440

    Grades: K-6 | 413 students
  • West Harrison High School Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10399 County Farm Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 539-8900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,078 student
  • Harrison Central Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15451 Dedeaux Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-2701

    Grades: K-3 | 621 students
  • Diberville Senior High School Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15625 Lamey Bridge Road
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    (228) 392-2678

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,319 student
  • Lizana Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    15341 Lizana School Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-1592

    Grades: K-6 | 481 students
  • Diberville Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4540 Brodie Road
    Diberville, MS 39540
    (228) 392-2803

    Grades: K-3 | 737 students
  • Lyman Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14222 Old Highway 49
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-2257

    Grades: K-6 | 588 students
  • Diberville Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 47%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3320 Warrior Drive
    Diberville, MS 39540
    (228) 392-1746

    Grades: 4-8 | 956 students
  • Woolmarket Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    12513 John Lee Road
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    (228) 392-5640

    Grades: K-6 | 492 students
  • Orange Grove Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 44%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11391 Old Highway 49
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-2322

    Grades: 4-6 | 458 students
  • Harrison Central High School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    15600 School Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-2610

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,642 student
  • Three Rivers Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    13500 Three Rivers Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 831-5359

    Grades: K-6 | 651 students
  • Bel Aire Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10531 Klein Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-7436

    Grades: K-6 | 702 students
  • Crossroads Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10453 Klein Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-6711

    Grades: K-6 | 601 students
  • North Gulfport Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4715 Illinois Avenue
    Gulfport, MS 39501
    (228) 864-5326

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,055 student
  • River Oaks Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 34%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14111 Three Rivers Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 831-1660

    Grades: K-6 | 706 students
  • Harrison County Alternative School Alternative School
    11072 Highway 49
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 539-5956

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Harrison County Child Development Cen Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    94 29th St
    Gulfport, MS 39502
    (228) 863-0583

    Grades: Inquire with school | 94 students
  • Harrison County Vocational Complex Vocational School
    15600 School Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-6652

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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