Moss Point High School

  • Moss Point High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Moss Point High School's student population of 594 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Moss Point High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Moss Point High School is 0.35, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#736 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
4%
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Black
79%
49%
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White
18%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Moss Point High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.350.31
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Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Moss Point High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMoss Point Separate Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Academic programs are generally weak. Music, art and drama are terrible, sports are king, particularly football. The facilitiy is old, unattractive, and very poorly maintained. Violence is on the increase. Parents only complain about what children do not get, they are never positive forces. In spite of many gifts of equipment to the school, they are not making any progress in their ability to truly educate, and produce well rounded students.
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