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Holly Springs Intermediate School

Public | 3-6 & ungraded | 468 students

 

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Posted March 20, 2011

Holly Springs Intermediate is one of the worst schools in the country! They don't have many extracuricular activities and they don't teach key things in classes. Currently, they have classes sorted by test scores and in the higher classes with the smarter children they don't teach anything because they are scoring well on MCT! The last 3 years I've spent at this school have been the worst 3 years of my life, and I would reccomend to everyone to not enroll in this school unless you don't want to learn anything!


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
30%

2010

 
 
39%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
29%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
48%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 59% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
32%
Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
37%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 57% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
24%
Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 89% in 2012.

85 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
69%
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

Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 50%
White 2% 46%
Hispanic 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 96%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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210 West Valley St
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: (662) 252-2329

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