Pascagoula High School

1716 Tucker Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Pascagoula High School serves 1,089 students in grades 9-12.
Pascagoula High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pascagoula High School's student population of 1,089 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,089 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Pascagoula High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pascagoula High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#379 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
21%
4%
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Black
45%
48%
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White
33%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.58
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePascagoula-Gautier School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pascagoula High School is Moss Point High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William M Colmer Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pascagoula Pascagoula Opportunity Center Alternative School

    0.1 miles
    1520 Tucker Avenue
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6222
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • Pascagoula College & Career Technical Inst. Vocational School

    0.2 miles
    2602 Market Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6579
    0.2 n/a n/a
  • Pascagoula Central Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 238 students
    0.4 miles
    1100 Dupont Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6559
    0.4 PK-4 238
  • Pascagoula Trent Lott Academy Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 670 students
    0.5 miles
    2234 Pascagoula
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6462
    0.5 5-6 670
  • Pascagoula Eastlawn Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 284 students
    0.8 miles
    2611 Ingalls Ave
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6431
    0.8 K-4 284

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