Backgroundchecks.org announces their ranking of the Top School Districts in Mississippi for 2018.

The top five districts are: Madison County School District, Clinton Public School District, Pontotoc City Schools, Enterprise School District, and Lamar County School District. For more information and the full ranking: http://backgroundchecks.org/top-school-districts-in-mississippi-2018.html

The following contributed to the ranking: student performance (math and reading test scores), dropout rates, school funding, and area poverty rates. Data was collected from a total of 9,577 school districts.

The report was released April 16, 2018.

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