South Hancock Elementary School



South Hancock Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Hancock Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 87
1 108
2 102
3 103
4 106
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 30

South Hancock Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bay St. Louis, MS in the Hancock County School District. It enrolls 620 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Hancock Elementary School is the 138th largest public school in Mississippi and the 12,357th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 620
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.38

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South Hancock Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 322
(52%)
1,647
(52%)
 Female 298
(48%)
1,518
(48%)

South Hancock Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 477
(77%)
2,729
(86%)
 Black 106
(17%)
240
(8%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
109
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
56
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

South Hancock Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(68%)
1,901
(60%)
 Not Eligible 182
(29%)
990
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
274
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, South Hancock Elementary School is ranked 187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Hancock Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Hancock Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 472
2007 450
2008 523
2009 582
2010 626
2011 646
2012 619
2013 672
2014 650
2015 620

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 14.4
2007 14
2008 17
2009 17.9
2010 18.7
2011 18.1
2012 19
2013 18.4
2014 19.2
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99318181818182
2006 0.98728813559322
2007 0.95777777777778
2008 0.86615678776291
2009 0.89347079037801
2010 0.87859424920128
2011 0.88699690402477
2012 0.91760904684976
2013 0.91666666666667
2014 1
2015 0.70645161290323

Compare South Hancock Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.6%
 
State Average 77.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Hancock Elementary School
Bay St. Louis, MS
Public KG - 05 620 19.1:1  
Waveland Elementary School
Waveland, MS
Public KG - 02 453 21.4:1 5 miles
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Bay St. Louis, MS
Private PK - 06 260 14:1 8 miles
Hancock Middle School
Kiln, MS
Public 06 - 08 1,060 16.1:1 8 miles
Bay Waveland Middle School
Bay St. Louis, MS
Public 06 - 08 479 13.1:1 8 miles
North Bay Elementary School
Bay St. Louis, MS
Public 03 - 05 444 18.3:1 8 miles
East Hancock Elementary School
Kiln, MS
Public KG - 05 683 18.1:1 11 miles
Pass Christian Elementary
Pass Christian, MS
Public KG - 05 523 15.9:1 13 miles
Pass Christian Middle School
Pass Christian, MS
Public 06 - 08 480 14.2:1 13 miles
Delisle Elementary School
Pass Christian, MS
Public KG - 05 421 17.2:1 14 miles
Coast Episcopal School
Long Beach, MS
Private PK - 06 178 8:1 16 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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