About Gulfport School District
Why I Teach
The mission of the Gulfport School District is to inspire each student to become a problem solver, lifelong learner, and productive member of society.
The Broadcast Journalism class at Gulfport High School created a "whiteboard video" as a creative way to explain the Academic Institutes of Gulfport High School. This project was student-driven and produced:
Artwork: James Karlson Voiceover: Scott Wedgeworth Script: Flora Dedeaux & James Karlson Video Editing: Flora Dedeaux
Non- Discrimination Statement
The Gulfport School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability in the
provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities or benefits. The following offices have been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding the non-discrimination policies of the above mentioned entities.Dr. Michael Tatum, Assistant SuperintendentGulfport School District | 2001 Pass Road | Gulfport, MS 39501Dr. Lea Bellon, 504 CoordinatorDirector of Instructional ProgramsGulfport School District | 2001 Pass Road | Gulfport, MS 39501Matt Walters, Title IX CoordinatorAthletic DirectorBert Jenkins Gymnasium | 100 Perry Street | Gulfport, MS 39507
Headlines & Features
Hugh I. Peck Award
Hugh I. Peck Memorial Research Award was established in memory of Dr. Hugh Peck, former Executive Director of PREPS. It was awarded to the Gulfport School District for its research in designing the high school experience in Mississippi.
The Gulfport School District has been recognized as a SACS/CASI Quality School District
The Gulfport School District has been assigned the overall assessment level of Highly Functioning.
This assessment level assignment is the highest level of accreditation and indicates that the Gulfport School District has met the accreditation requirements for the Commitment to Continuous Improvement standard.
Dan Merritt Courage Award
Presented to Gulfport School District for having the courage to take professional risk for the greater good of the school district. The Gulfport School District's work with Academic Institutes, the Middle College concept, and the Career Pathways concept have provided school districts across the State of Mississippi a roadmap for redesigning Mississippi High School.
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