Oak Grove High School

5198 Old Highway11
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Oak Grove High School serves 1,764 students in grades 9-12.
Oak Grove High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,764 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oak Grove High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Oak Grove High School's student population of 1,764 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Grove High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 805 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
38%
47%
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White
48%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oak Grove High School's ranking?
Oak Grove High School is ranked #125 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Oak Grove High School often compared to?
Oak Grove High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Petal High School, Purvis High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Oak Grove High School?
The graduation rate of Oak Grove High School is 90%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Oak Grove High School?
1,764 students attend Oak Grove High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Oak Grove High School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oak Grove High School?
Oak Grove High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Oak Grove High School offer ?
Oak Grove High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Oak Grove High School part of?
Oak Grove High School is part of Lamar County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,764 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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