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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 5,859 students in Ocean Springs School District. Ocean Springs School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Ocean Springs School District are Oak Park Elementary School, Ocean Springs High School and Ocean Springs Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Ocean Springs School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameOcean Springs School District
School District Websitehttp://www.ossdms.org
School District Phone Number(228) 875-7706
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools7 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students5,859 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers392 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Ocean Springs School District, which is ranked within the top 5% 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 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 150 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ocean Springs   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ocean Springs   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)
64%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ocean Springs   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 Ocean Springs   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.400.58
# of American Indian Students32 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students198 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# of Hispanic Students295 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
4%
# of Black Students753 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
13%
48%
# of White Students4,467 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
76%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students14 Students306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students100 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 5,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:38636,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:41236,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:42736,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:42738,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:43339,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:49839,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:45935,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:44836,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:44135,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:48835,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:49734,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:43632,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:42031,047
# of Ungraded Students:877,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,819 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 $8,163 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$52 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ocean Springs   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$48 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Ocean Springs   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$8,819$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ocean Springs   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$8,163$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ocean Springs   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.

Ocean Springs School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Oak Park Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2230 Government Street
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-5847

    Grades: K-3 | 542 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Ocean Springs High School Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6701 Old Spanish Trail
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-0333

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,860 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Ocean Springs Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3600 Hanshaw Road
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 872-6210

    Grades: 7-8 | 903 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Pecan Park Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    504 Hanley Road
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-2851

    Grades: K-3 | 566 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2320 Government Street
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-4367

    Grades: 4-6 | 1,404 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Magnolia Park Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3500 Government Street
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 875-4263

    Grades: K-3 | 584 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Keys Vocational Center Vocational School
    6710 Old Spanish Trail
    Ocean Springs, MS 39566
    (228) 872-3411

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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