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Gulfport High School

Public School | Grades 9-12 | Gulfport School Dist
100 Perry St
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 896-7525

About This School

Gulfport High School is located in Gulfport, MS and is one of 3 high schools in Gulfport School District. It is a public school that serves 1575 students in grades 9-12. See Gulfport High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Gulfport High School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Mississippi average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

1,575

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

53% 47%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

66.2%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,722
per student
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Grade 12 Average Math Score Performance

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Gulfport High School Reviews

Reviewed on

Gulfport is a great place to work and learn! As one of three original Excellence For All pilot districts, we have lead the way in Common Core implementation in the state. Out-of-state parents have lamented about the rigor of our curriculum noting that their children are being challenged to become conceptual learners and critical thinkers. This is also a testament that the district holds everyone to high expectations. As a parent, Gulfport School District (GSD) was and is an easy choice. Thanks to the teachers counselors, and administration, two of my sons earned about $60,000.00 in academic, leadership, and band scholarships. The third and youngest son has requested to stay because he loves the school, its robotics program, and band. What more could a parent expect? I recommend GSD as THE education destination on the Gulf Coast.

Have questions?  Give us a call, or check us out at www.gulfportschools.org. We'd love to have your children learn with us.

By a Parent on

I am the parent of both a former graduate and  current 9th grade student at Gulfport High.  I  cannot say enough about this school's teachers and staff.  They provide students with a well rounded education in a diverse setting.  They did a great job preparing my oldest child for college stressing not only the importance of academics, but also service to the community.  I am so excited about the implementation of the Core Curriculum at Gulfpor High.  I can already see how it is benefiting my own child after just one year.  

By , a Teacher on

I love it over here at Gulfport High School Cafeteria.  The employees are nice to me.  Food is pretty good over here.

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I like serving on the cafeteria line and helping mopping up spills and helping out in the cafeteria.  I like making friends here at GHS cafeteria.  

By on

I like the idea of coming here daily to help the kids and put a smile on their face to help brighten up their day.  Sometimes the kids may just need a smile.

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What I like best about my job is working with our staff and I like working and being around the kids and I like my scheduled hours of work.

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I like this school because I like working with the teenage children and I enjoy working with the staff.

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As an employee, I like my hours.  I like the food we serve here at Gulfport High School.

By on

Love cooking school lunch in the Gulfport High School cafeteria!  

By a Parent on

OUTSTANDING educational experience for students!   The staff truly care about every student and the quality of their education.  They are teaching my child about real world experiences as well as giving a strong academic foundation.  I live out of district and choose to send my child to GHS! I believe no other school in MS can meet the quality and  variety programs : academics, arts, sports ,vocational and extracurricular, than those in place at GHS.

By , a Parent on

The Gulfport School District has a dedicated staff of teachers,  counselors,  administrators, and support staff who really care about the students,  and are constantly striving to offer the greatest possible learning environment to ensure the kids have the best opportunity to succeed, in school and life.

By a Parent on

My three children graduated from Gulfport High School and they were well-prepared for college! I truly appreciated all that the teachers and administrators did to allow them the best possible high school experience.  Through academics, sports, and the arts my children were given the opportunity to grow into well-rounded adults.  THANKS GHS!

By a Parent on

Gulfport High School is  the best high school in Mississippi! The teachers, administrators, and coaches really go above and beyond in working with the students of Gulfport.  Thier level of concern for the education and well being of the student  is top notch. I have two students who attend GHS and they have so many opportunities in the area of sports, arts, music, and clubs that they would not have at most schools in MS. At the same time they are receiving a strong academic education that will fully prepare them for college.  The Common Core Curriculum has stepped up the learning rigor at GHS  which will improve their success not just in college but in the real world. Their  academy model also has made learning more  relevant to my students' interest. My children love coming home and telling me about their day and how much they learn. To hear their level of excitment about learning and how they are pushed to higher standards is truly amazing.  I could not be more proud of the direction GHS is going and taking my children.  Thank you Gulfport High School. Go Admirals!!

By a Teacher on

Gulfport High School has a long reputation for excellence.  GHS is a well-rounded high school offering courses and extracurricular activities that will appeal to a wide variety of students.  GHS offers advanced courses in all subject areas and an extensive musical and theater classes.  Our athletic teams are consistently state contenders.  Faculty and staff are highly qualified and caring.  The leadership at GHS leads our school in achieving high standards.

By , a Teacher on

Gulfport High School is one of the best high schools in the state! Gulfport High offers a variety of opportunities for students to excel and be a part of school activities that spark their interest. There are over 30 clubs for students to choose from, and each club represents the different talents and interest our students bring to the table.One of the active clubs on campus is the Key Club. The Key Club at Gulfport High is one of the most active Key Clubs in the state. The  Key Club members have logged in over 1200 community service hours.  Every student has a place at Gulfport High. The students are sincere and genuine, always welcoming new students and helping them find their niche. Academically, Gulfport High prepares students for college by challenging them on a college prepartory level. The senior class of 2012 raised over ten million dollars in scholarships. Gulfport High is a great school and  I am proud to be an employee.

By a Parent on

Gulfport High School has a tradition of excellence in the athletic arena.  GHS offers 19 sports with over 53% of the student body involved in one or more sports activities.

By a Parent on

Gulfport High School pushes their students to achieve their BEST!!! They care for all students and help to make sure they will be successful members of their community.

By , a Former Student on

I THINK GHS IS A GOOD SCHOOL BECAUSE I ATTENDED GHS AT ONE TIME

Reviewed on

It is exciting to be a part of GSD.  The curriculum is moving forward to challenge our students, staff, teachers, and administrators on a daily basis.
As a part of the finance/personnel department, I am proud to support the members of our team as they prepare the students to be their very best in the future.

By , a Teacher on

I LIKE BEING ABLE TO GIVE POSITIVE AFFIRMATION TO KIDS.

Reviewed on

I feel that GHS is an excellent school and that the district does everything possible to ensure that all the students receive a superior education!

By on

As a cafeteria manager I believe that our staff does a great job in serving the students and faculty daily.

By a Former Student on

Gulfport High is a great school to attend.  It prepared me for college and the real world.  Hats off to the wonderful teachers and staff who work daily to do what is best for every student!!

By a Parent on

Gulfport High School is full of teachers who are passionate about what they teach and the children that they teach.  The teachers and the curriculum challenge and stretch the children. Students leave Gulfport High School with 21st Century Skills and are more than equipped to enter the world of work, the military, and college.

By a Parent on

I feel as though Gulfport High School is  preparing my daughter to be a successful college student.  The common core curriculum is providing her with the tools to become competitive with other students throughout the country.  

By , a Parent on

My son attended GHS and is now a critical care nurse. He received a top-notch education at GHS with exceptional teachers. These teachers come early and stay late, think outside the box, and do what is necessary to help the children of today prepare to be the employees of tomorrow. Thank you teachers of GSD for your devotion not just to my child, but to the children of tommorrow!

By , a Teacher on

The Gulfport School District provides students with innnovative learning opportunities which result in exceptional test scores and academic achievement. Students leave the district prepared for post secondary education or successful community employment.

Reviewed on

Gulfport is an excellent school district and I am grateful to be a part of a District that makes every decision based on what is best for students.  The Finance Department works as a team to make sure that they support the teachers in every way possible.

By , a Parent on

Gulfport High School is an excellent school.  They have the  most pleasant teachers and staff.  The teachers and staff are always pushing students to give 110% at ALL times. There are a wide variety of technical programs to help each & every one of the students there.

By , a Teacher on

Fabulous high school experience here at GHS! The staff and administrators are tops!!

Reviewed on

Gulfport High School is an excellent school offering a diverse curriculum. Students are encouraged to explore various avenues of education, including traditional and non-traditional programs.  Dropout prevention is stressed and teachers and counselors make every effort to help students find a program that is right for them.

By a Teacher on

Gulfport High School has an excellent drop out prevention program.  It addresses the needs of students that are seeking an alternative to traditional school.  This program includes a GED Option program and a program for fifth year seniors.  The drop out prevention program offers guidance to the students in developing employability skills, assisting in completing college enrollment requirements, and offers the guidance to students that would like to join the military.  Truly there is a program to meet the individual needs of the students.

By a Teacher on

GHS offers a wide variety of extra programs for students who struggle with the common core standards.

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