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Saltillo High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 15 students


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Posted May 16, 2011

We moved our daughter to Saltillo High School from the "City" School and she is doing so much better academically. The teachers care and the students are kind. Thank God for this option!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted February 14, 2011

Highest test scores in the state of Mississippi for 2010. Excellent people. Excellent students. School has a small feel but is plenty big enough to offer a large selection of classes.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 3, 2009

Typical southern highschool . Very clicky. If your child is a transplant from another town & you have money , don't worry your child will be fine. Gotta love the south !
—Submitted by a parent

Posted April 5, 2009

This school is one big clique. If you have money or your family is well known then you will make it, otherwise they will harass you until you are forced to quit. Just a one horse town school.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 12, 2006

This is an excellent school. I attended k-12 at Saltillo schools and rarely had any problems. There were numerous activites to participate in and there is a place for everyone to fit it. Most of the teachers are excellent and care about their students.
—Submitted by a former student

Posted November 14, 2005

We have only been in this district. After hearing so much praise about this school I am very disheartened. The guidance counselor is great and I got a phone call from the school nurse first week of school about my childs JRA. This was nice. But this school has no tutoring program although they participate in the NO Child Left Behind Program. MY child has a learning disabiity also. And some time she needs a little extra help. And there has not been any PTA meetings that I know about.
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Posted July 20, 2004

Excellent school! The people are so nice and they really make you feal at home and confident about your child getting a good education. The school has awesome kids as well and they really seem as though they would be excellent friends for one to grow up with! There is also a high sucess rate for both the teachers and the students alongside a wonderfully fun atmosphere! Loved the school!
—Submitted by a former student

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Writing - Informative Essay

The state average for Writing - Informative Essay was 97% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.




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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 78% in 2013.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 63% in 2013.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.








English II

The state average for English II was 59% in 2013.

236 students were tested at this school in 2013.








U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 62% in 2013.

191 students were tested at this school in 2013.








Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests

In 2012-2013 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.

Source: Mississippi Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 87% 46%
Black 11% 50%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Hispanic 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44%N/A71%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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146 Tiger Dr
Saltillo, MS 38866
Phone: (662) 869-5466


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