School Details

West Hancock Elementary School

23350 Hwy 43, Picayune, MS 39466
(228) 586-6054
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 & ungraded 386 students 17 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

52%
63%
59%
71%
78%
67%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hancock Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
59%
59%
71%
71%
69%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
78%
81%
89%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hancock Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
59%
59%
58%
68%
64%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
74%
72%
63%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Hancock Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

West Hancock Elementary School is a public elementary school in Perkinston. 386 children attend West Hancock Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 73% of the 386 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at West Hancock Elementary School is 17:1. Union Baptist Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 89%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 7%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 1%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.02%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 65%

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