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Hattiesburg High School

Traditional Public School

301 Hutchinson Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

601-544-0811

Overview

Hattiesburg High School serves 936 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was F. Per student spending for this school is $12,879.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

F

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$12,879/Child

Demographics

Hattiesburg High School serves 936 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 91.56% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 84
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 936

By Grade:

  •       9: 266
  •       10: 225
  •       11: 220
  •       12: 183
  •       Special Secondary: 42

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 92%
  •       Hispanic: 4%
  •       White: 3%
  •       Two or More: 1%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 287
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 70%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 19
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,698

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 77
  •       K: 323
  •       Special Elementary: 43
  •       1: 297
  •       2: 301
  •       3: 230
  •       4: 307
  •       5: 275
  •       6: 295
  •       7: 288
  •       8: 282
  •       9: 266
  •       10: 225
  •       11: 220
  •       12: 183
  •       Special Secondary: 65
  •       Other: 21

Community

Forrest County

Total Population: 74,897

  •       Males: 35,322
  •       Females: 39,575

Growth: -0.05%
Number of Households: 28,746
Median Income: $42,082

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 21,567 22,777 44,344 -3%
Black or African American 12,689 15,625 28,314 4%
Asian-American 409 431 840 64%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 35 27 62 -2%
Native American and Alaska Native 131 126 257 -1%
Hispanic American 1,173 1,051 2,224 -16%
Two or more races 491 589 1,080 22%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 83.20%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 67%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 60%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.1 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 191 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.6
Mathematics: 15.6
Reading: 14.8
Science: 15.8

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 23.2%
Mathematics Proficiency: 22.1%
English Proficiency: 19.6%
Science Proficiency: 39%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Hattiesburg High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $12,879.

Total

Per-student Spending: $12,879

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $11,353

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,256

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