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Holly Springs School Dist

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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840 Hwy 178 East
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Marshall County
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PH: (662) 252-2183

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 1439 students
  • 6 schools

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 MCT Results

Scale: % proficient or above

Grade 3

Language Arts
 54% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 39% (2010)
 31% (2009)
 37% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 63% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Language Arts
 46% (2013)
 48% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 31% (2009)
 22% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 35% (2009)
 33% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts
 43% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 32% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 24% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 46% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts
 49% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 24% (2010)
 34% (2009)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 57% (2013)
 51% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts
 59% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 23% (2009)
 11% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 63% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 59% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 15% (2008)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Language Arts
 49% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 50% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 14% (2009)
 24% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Math
 72% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 26% (2009)
 12% (2008)
The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT) 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.

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 MST Results

Scale: % proficient or above

Grade 5

Science
 37% (2013)
 22% (2012)
 40% (2011)
 23% (2010)
 4% (2009)
 17% (2008)
The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 58% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 9% (2009)
 14% (2008)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 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.

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 SATP Results

Scale: % passing

Algebra I
 81% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 33% (2009)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

English II
 65% (2013)
 49% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 60% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 56% (2008)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 71% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 59% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

U.S. History
 61% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for U.S. History was 62% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 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.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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