6590 Lakeshore Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
South Hancock Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Hancock Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Hancock Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

South Hancock Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Hancock Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#300 out of 816 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Hancock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
19%
48%
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White
73%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score
0.43
This chart display the diversity score of South Hancock Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Hancock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Hancock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   10/9/2020
I love my school and I've been here since 2015 and I really think there should be a student council.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Dominick

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 513 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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