Ocean Springs High School

  • Ocean Springs High School serves 1,787 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 68% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ocean Springs High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Ocean Springs High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Ocean Springs High School's student population of 1,787 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,787 students
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Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ocean Springs High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 835 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ocean Springs High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. 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#44 out of 835 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
15%
49%
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White
77%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ocean Springs High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.390.57
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOcean Springs School Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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