South Hancock Elementary School

6590 Lakeshore Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
South Hancock Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South Hancock Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 37% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

South Hancock Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

South Hancock Elementary School's student population of 595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

South Hancock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 South Hancock Elementary School is 0.41, which is less 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
#470 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
18%
48%
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White
75%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHancock County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Hancock Elementary School is Bay High School (7.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bay Waveland Middle School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waveland Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waveland Waveland Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 423 students
    4.7 miles
    1101 St Joseph Street
    Waveland, MS 39576
    (228) 467-6630
    4.7 K-2 423
  • Bay Saint Louis Bay High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 543 students
    7.0 miles
    750 Blue Meadow Road
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 467-6611
    7 9-12 543
  • Bay Saint Louis Bay Waveland Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 439 students
    7.1 miles
    600 Pine St.
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 463-0315
    7.1 6-8 439
  • Kiln Hancock High School Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,342 student
    7.4 miles
    7084 Stennis Airport Drive
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-2251
    7.4 9-12 1,342
  • Kiln Hancock Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,088 student
    7.4 miles
    7070 Stennis Airport Drive
    Kiln, MS 39556
    (228) 467-1889
    7.4 6-8 1,088

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