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Rankin County School District Announces District Level “A” Rating

The Rankin County School District is an A rated school district again and we are one of the TOP TEN districts in the state of Mississippi! Congratulations to all of our students, parents, teachers, staff, school board, and each community for our schools’ test scores. 

  • The district grew 26 points from a 707/A to a 733/A (TOP TEN IN MS)
  • The graduation rate grew from 90.3 to 92.5 percent. 
  • Reading proficiency grew from 55.4 to 57 percent.
  • Reading growth for all grew from 66.8 to 70.7 percent.
  • Reading growth of lowest performing students grew from 56.7 to 60.2 percent. 
  • Math proficiency grew from 62.7 to 63.9 percent.
  • Acceleration grew from 71.4 to 81.5 percent. These are the students who are getting college credit with dual credit or Advanced Placement courses.
  • History proficiency grew from 72.3 to 81 percent.
  • Math growth for all grew from 75 to 80 percent.
  • Math growth of lowest performing students grew from 61.8 to 69.7 percent. 

"We are proud of these positive gains which are the direct result of tireless efforts from each and every student, staff member, family, and our stakeholders. We have a certain expectation in RCSD and there is always room for growth as we look ahead for the next testing season,” stated Superintendent, Dr. Scott Rimes. 

As the 3rd largest school district in Mississippi, out of 27 schools in Rankin County 16 schools were A’s, 9 schools were B’s, and 2 schools received a C rating.