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Pascagoula High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 8 students

 

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Posted March 28, 2011

I am a parent of kids that attend PHS. I am very disappointed with the principal because of the slow response of getting back to the parents. I have called and left a few messages and never got a call back. They say to come to them for help with your problems but how can you when they will not return calls. I also have a big problem with the coach of the softball team. She has made this team into a laughing stalk. She has rules that only apply to some people and come up with rules as she go. Alot of the parents are very upset with her and feel like she needs to hit the road. it's time for a change.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 12, 2008

phs i a great high school. the teachers are wonderful. but some of the rules at the school concerning uniforms are just ridiculous. for example 'take your jacket off as soon as you get in the building' i mean almost every student has a very heavy backpack, can they wait until we make it to class. its not that serious.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 26, 2007

I am so proud to say that I am an Alumni of Pascagoula High School! I loved this place with all my heart and it was my home for four years of my life! The best show choir teacher ever teaches here and her name is Mrs.Shanna Luckett and I love this woman to death! She helped me realize how much I love show choir (and choir in general)! She influenced me so much in my life and I could not think of any other teacher that walked through egg shells to get us what we needed...she is the best and I love her for it!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted July 11, 2007

I just graduated from the school, and the programs at the school itself are awesome. I spent many years in the different AP programs, where the staff are truly care about their students and work to make the students acheive and become confident in the material, in a relaxed atmosphere. While the constant change of administrators was very confusing, Marty Floyd and Mrs. Jackson, i felt were the best i saw in my four years at the school. The music programs drew my attention the most, mostly because i was a member of the Pride of the Panters' Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and Impact! Show Choir Instrumental Pit, each group acheiving awards for their excellence. The only negative to the school is the feeling that what the students where is more important than the education by the over-the-top uniform policy.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 25, 2007

As a student of Pascagoula High School, I have a criticism. Over the past three years we have had a slew of different administrators. Each has had confusing, policy changes. Few of these changes are effective and most incur resentment from both students and teachers. Most of the teachers are excellent. Especially in the AP program it is rare to find one that doesn't really care about their students. The music department couldn't be any better in my opinion. As a member of both the marching band and varsity choir I can attest to the fact that these programs are very rewarding. Despite the lack of administrative stability, Pascagoula High School is an overall good place to spend the last few, precious years of childhood.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 8, 2004

This school is absolutely great. The learning atmosphere is fabalous. The teachers work with students one on one, and they put in 110% everyday. The are also deticated even when the students is not. The work hard to make sure that before the end of the year that students is not only above average but has a extremely high gpa. I would recomend Mr. Anthony Hurbert and the Pascagoula High staff to anyone at anytime.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 97% in 2012.

241 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%
Scale: % Score 2, 3 or 4

About the tests


Until 2011-2012, terminating in 2012-2013, 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
96%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

252 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
93%
English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

287 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
84%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 62% in 2013.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
96%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP 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 pass the test.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 43% 50%
White 43% 46%
Hispanic 12% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1716 Tucker St
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Phone: (228) 938-6443

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