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Holmes County School District

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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313 Olive St
Lexington, MS 39095
Holmes County
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PH: (662) 834-2175

  • Grades PK, 1-12 & ungraded
  • 3175 students
  • 11 schools

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 MCT Results

Scale: % proficient or above

Grade 3

Language Arts
 39% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 42% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 47% (2013)
 55% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 40% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 43% (2008)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Language Arts
 42% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 34% (2011)
 31% (2010)
 40% (2009)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 44% (2013)
 39% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 26% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 25% (2008)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Language Arts
 41% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 21% (2010)
 31% (2009)
 28% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 44% (2009)
 24% (2008)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Language Arts
 36% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 37% (2010)
 27% (2009)
 26% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

Math
 37% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 24% (2009)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Language Arts
 38% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 37% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 14% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 63% in 2013.

Math
 40% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 46% (2011)
 35% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 19% (2008)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Language Arts
 33% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 32% (2011)
 25% (2010)
 25% (2009)
 21% (2008)
The state average for Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

Math
 48% (2013)
 62% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 42% (2010)
 21% (2009)
 10% (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
 41% (2013)
 23% (2012)
 21% (2011)
 19% (2010)
 29% (2009)
 25% (2008)
The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

Source: MS Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 58% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 21% (2010)
 14% (2009)
 7% (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
 57% (2013)
 52% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 68% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 30% (2008)
The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

English II
 26% (2013)
 36% (2012)
 26% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 46% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

Biology I
 38% (2013)
 53% (2012)
 39% (2011)
 67% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 67% (2007)
The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

U.S. History
 42% (2013)
 22% (2012)
 31% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 76% (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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