West Hancock Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
23350 Highway 43
Picayune, MS 39466
Phone
(228) 586-6054
District
HANCOCK CO SCHOOL DIST
County
HANCOCK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
351
Classroom Teachers
20

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.3% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

West Hancock Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 38 46
Proficiency in Reading 38 45
Proficiency in Math 37 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 45
Proficiency in Reading 54 45
Proficiency in Math 50 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 32 35
Proficiency in Reading 36 36
Proficiency in Math 28 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.02
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 62 17.7%
Grade 1 67 19.1%
Grade 2 53 15.1%
Grade 3 58 16.5%
Grade 4 61 17.4%
Grade 5 49 14.0%
Total 351 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.1% 89.2% 45.2%
Black 6.5% 7.8% 49.3%
Hispanic 2.4% 2.0% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.8% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 77.2% 67.8% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.4% 58.8% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.8% 9.0% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,716 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 71.2 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.9% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.5% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 19.2% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,931 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 12.1% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.7% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.9% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.4% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.9% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.4% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.7% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,539 $20,361,954 50.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $454 $2,036,644 5.0%
Staff $186 $834,396 2.1%
General Administration $204 $915,144 2.3%
School Administration $525 $2,355,150 5.8%
Operation $908 $4,073,288 10.0%
Transportation $500 $2,243,000 5.5%
Other $183 $820,938 2.0%
Total Support $2,960 $13,278,560 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,555 $6,975,730 17.2%
Total Expenditures $9,053 $40,611,758 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%