Oak Grove High School

  • Oak Grove High School serves 1,728 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Oak Grove High School operates within the Lamar County School District.
  • Lamar County School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1728 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,728 students
Oak Grove High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Oak Grove High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Oak Grove High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Oak Grove High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Oak Grove High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
2%
1%
Oak Grove High School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
4%
3%
Oak Grove High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
36%
49%
Oak Grove High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
57%
46%
Oak Grove High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Oak Grove High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Oak Grove High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Grove High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.32
Oak Grove High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
67%
Oak Grove High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Oak Grove High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lamar County School District's student population of 9,808 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,682 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,795 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lamar County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
5
Number of Students Managed 9,808 2,139
Lamar County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 64%
Lamar County School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $83 MM $20 MM
Lamar County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $20 MM
Lamar County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,682 $9,526
Lamar County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,795 $9,407
Lamar County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Primary
    Grades: KG-1 | 743 students
    1.5 miles
    70 Leaf Lane
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-9764
    1.5KG-1743
  • Hattiesburg Oak Grove Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1334 students
    1.6 miles
    2543 Old Highway 24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-4634
    1.66-81334
  • HattiesburgLongleaf Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 745 students
    2.2 miles
    5279 W. 4th Street
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)264-3858
    2.2KG-5745
  • HattiesburgOak Grove Lower Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 700 students
    4.3 miles
    1762 Old Highway 24
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)268-3862
    4.32-3700
  • HattiesburgThames Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 703 students
    4.4 miles
    2900 Jamestown Road
    HattiesburgMS 39402
    (601)582-6655
    4.4PK-6703

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