Holly Springs Junior High School

325 East Falconer
Holly Springs, MS 38635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Holly Springs Junior High School serves 163 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Holly Springs Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Holly Springs Junior High School's student population of 163 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Holly Springs Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Holly Springs Junior High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#646 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
93%
48%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.130.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolly Springs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Holly Springs Junior High School is Holly Springs High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galena Elementary School (k-6) (10.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holly Springs Intermediate School (0.4 miles away)
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