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Moss Point High School

Traditional Public School

4913 Weems Street

Moss Point, MS 39563

228-475-5721

Overview

Moss Point High School serves 476 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $19,165.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$19,165/Child

Demographics

Moss Point High School serves 476 students. This high-poverty school body is 14.50% White and 78.57% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 48
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Experienced: 88%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 476

By Grade:

  •       9: 135
  •       10: 99
  •       11: 117
  •       12: 113
  •       Special Secondary: 12

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 79%
  •       Hispanic: 4%
  •       White: 15%
  •       Two or More: 2%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 131
Student-Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Experienced: 83%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,513

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 33
  •       K: 84
  •       1: 98
  •       2: 104
  •       3: 111
  •       4: 114
  •       5: 101
  •       6: 129
  •       7: 122
  •       8: 147
  •       9: 135
  •       10: 99
  •       11: 117
  •       12: 113
  •       Special Secondary: 20
  •       Other: -14

Community

Jackson County

Total Population: 143,617

  •       Males: 70,467
  •       Females: 73,150

Growth: 2.83%
Number of Households: 50,185
Median Income: $55,831

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 52,234 52,966 105,200 2%
Black or African American 14,745 16,414 31,159 3%
Asian-American 1,593 1,785 3,378 10%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 69 74 143 43%
Native American and Alaska Native 352 355 707 16%
Hispanic American 5,258 4,552 9,810 54%
Two or more races 1474 1556 3,030 30%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 78.47%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 61%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 60%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 74 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.5
Mathematics: 16.1
Reading: 15.8
Science: 16.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 41.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 20%
English Proficiency: 26.9%
Science Proficiency: 40.9%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,528
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Moss Point High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $19,165.

Total

Per-student Spending: $19,165

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $17,713

Federal

Per-student Spending: $2,213

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