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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
346
Classroom Teachers
21

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.0% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 39
Proficiency in Reading 48 37
Proficiency in Math 42 41

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 34
Proficiency in Reading 30 31
Proficiency in Math 32 36

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 35
Proficiency in Reading 22 37
Proficiency in Math 25 33

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.18
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.03
AVG FOR STATE 15.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 58 16.8%
Grade 1 56 16.2%
Grade 2 57 16.5%
Grade 3 61 17.6%
Grade 4 52 15.0%
Grade 5 57 16.5%
Total 346 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.8% 89.7% 45.4%
Black 6.7% 7.3% 49.9%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.8% 3.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.9% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 80.9% 66.3% 74.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.2% 57.3% 69.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.7% 9.0% 5.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,111 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 72.1 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.6% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.7% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 18.9% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 11,993 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 11.4% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.6% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 20.4% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.4% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.6% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.7% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.9% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 13.2% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,340 $19,720,960 47.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $403 $1,831,232 4.4%
Staff $175 $795,200 1.9%
General Administration $214 $972,416 2.4%
School Administration $514 $2,335,616 5.7%
Operation $909 $4,130,496 10.0%
Transportation $512 $2,326,528 5.6%
Other $152 $690,688 1.7%
Total Support $2,879 $13,082,176 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,851 $8,410,944 20.4%
Total Expenditures $9,071 $41,218,624 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,519 $2,201,574,097 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $396 $193,042,327 4.5%
Staff $383 $186,420,884 4.3%
General Administration $252 $122,564,262 2.8%
School Administration $486 $236,671,977 5.5%
Operation $888 $432,796,111 10.0%
Transportation $408 $198,885,782 4.6%
Other $200 $97,432,789 2.3%
Total Support $3,013 $1,467,844,758 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,320 $642,861,925 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,852 $4,312,255,414 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%