Moss Point Separate School Dist School District

4924 Church St
Moss Point, MS 39563
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,579 students in Moss Point Separate School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Moss Point Separate School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 35% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,048 Schools
# Students
1,579 Students
444,117 Students
# Teachers
136 Teachers
31,682 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Moss Point Separate School Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 145 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75-79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#97 out of 148 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Moss Point Separate School Dist  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Moss Point Separate School Dist  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75-79%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.44
0.60
# American Indian Students
4 Students
3,061 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
4,914 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
90 Students
20,507 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
4%
# Black Students
1,152 Students
208,187 Students
% Black Students
73%
47%
# White Students
260 Students
190,700 Students
% White Students
17%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
68 Students
16,423 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
32
7,599
# Students in K Grade:
116
33,764
# Students in 1st Grade:
116
32,711
# Students in 2nd Grade:
107
31,687
# Students in 3rd Grade:
114
31,579
# Students in 4th Grade:
125
32,264
# Students in 5th Grade:
117
33,315
# Students in 6th Grade:
121
32,363
# Students in 7th Grade:
139
35,964
# Students in 8th Grade:
112
36,507
# Students in 9th Grade:
143
37,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
111
32,746
# Students in 11th Grade:
103
30,671
# Students in 12th Grade:
103
28,608
# Ungraded Students:
20
6,902

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,858 is higher than the state median of $12,094. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,310 is higher than the state median of $11,965. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue
$27 MM
$5,371 MM
This chart display total revenue of Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$27 MM
$5,314 MM
This chart display total spending of Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,858
$12,094
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,310
$11,965
This chart display average spending per public school student in Moss Point Separate School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Moss Point Separate School Dist School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Moss Point High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4913 Weems Street
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 475-5721
Grades: 9-12
| 475 students
Rank: #22.
Magnolia Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4630 Magnolia St
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 475-1429
Grades: 6-8
| 376 students
Rank: #33.
Moss Point Escatawpa Upper Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4208 Jamestown Road
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 474-3300
Grades: 3-5
| 357 students
Rank: n/an/a
Moss Point Alternative School
Alternative School
4913 Weems St.
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 475-3543
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Moss Point Career & Technical Educa
Vocational School
4913 Weems Street
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 474-1455
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
6312 Martin Luther King Blvd
Moss Point, MS 39563
(228) 475-3719
Grades: PK-2
| 371 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Moss Point Separate School Dist School District?
Moss Point Separate School Dist School District manages 6 public schools serving 1,579 students.
What is the rank of Moss Point Separate School Dist School District?
Moss Point Separate School Dist School District is ranked #95 out of 145 school districts in Mississippi (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Moss Point Separate School Dist School District?
73% of Moss Point Separate School Dist School District students are Black, 17% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Moss Point Separate School Dist School District?
Moss Point Separate School Dist School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What is Moss Point Separate School Dist School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,310 is higher than the state median of $11,965. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,579 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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