West Harrison High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
3.9
Algebra Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
2.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,048 Students
  • 62 Teachers

West Harrison High School
10399 COUNTY FARM RD
GULFPORT, MS 39503

Phone: (228) 539-8900

District: Harrison Co School Dist

Overview

At West Harrison High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Harrison High School is 11 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 36 percent. West Harrison High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Harrison Co School Dist.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,048
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 36%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 63%
Full-Time Teachers 62

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 50%
Proficient in Algebra 79%
College Readiness Index 3.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 3,814
Proficient in English (district average) 57%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 81%
College Readiness (district average) 5.2

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