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West Harrison High School

Traditional Public School

10399 County Farm Road

Gulfport, MS 39503

228-539-8900

Overview

West Harrison High School serves 1045 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $8,781.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,781/Child

Demographics

West Harrison High School serves 1045 students. This high-poverty school body is 61.05% White and 30.91% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 64
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 78%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,045

By Grade:

  •       9: 293
  •       10: 311
  •       11: 225
  •       12: 216

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 1%
  •       African-American: 31%
  •       Hispanic: 3%
  •       White: 61%
  •       Two or More: 3%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 886
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 50
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 13,666

By Grade:

  •       Special Pre-K: 46
  •       K: 951
  •       1: 992
  •       2: 1054
  •       3: 1033
  •       4: 1081
  •       5: 1109
  •       6: 1211
  •       7: 1201
  •       8: 1170
  •       9: 1074
  •       10: 1041
  •       11: 857
  •       12: 836
  •       Other: 10

Community

Harrison County

Total Population: 208,080

  •       Males: 101,683
  •       Females: 106,397

Growth: 11.21%
Number of Households: 69,384
Median Income: $47,505

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 70,129 71,036 141,165 5%
Black or African American 25,288 28,656 53,944 29%
Asian-American 2,689 3,314 6,003 11%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 124 94 218 -27%
Native American and Alaska Native 506 503 1,009 -4%
Hispanic American 6,019 5,581 11,600 17%
Two or more races 2947 2794 5,741 31%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.61%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 60%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 62%

ACT

Composite Average: 18.6 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 223 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 17.4
Mathematics: 18.2
Reading: 19.3
Science: 19.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 60.2%
Mathematics Proficiency: 62.8%
English Proficiency: 53.6%
Science Proficiency: 66.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 557
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 666
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

West Harrison High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,781.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,781

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,212

Federal

Per-student Spending: $529

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